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Wenatchee Man Accused of Raping Girl on Birthday

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - A 50-year-old Wenatchee man is accused of raping a 16-year-old girl on her birthday as a rite of passage.

Investigators say the man gave the girl six to eight shots of vodka and talked to her about the "rites of passage" on turning 16.

The Wenatchee World reports he was charged July 12 with furnishing liquor to a minor and sexual assault.

The girl was taken to a Wenatchee hospital by her mother.


      
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