2 Teens Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Rape Victim
STEUBENVILLE, OH - The 16-year-old girl raped by two Ohio high school football players has also been the victim of online harassment, the state's top prosecutor said late Monday.
Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that two Steubenville, Ohio, girls were arrested and charged with threatening the victim.
The alleged harassers are 15- and 16-years-old.
"Let me be clear," DeWine said. "Threatening a teenage rape victim will not be tolerated. If anyone makes a threat verbally or via the internet, we will take it seriously, we will find you, and we will arrest you."
Sources also state that police are also "pursing information about a juvenile male" who may have harassed the victim.
DeWine plans to have a grand jury consider whether other teens should be charged in connection with the rape, which happened last summer. The two teenage boys were convicted over the weekend.
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