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2 arrested in rape of fellow student at AR HS


Two students have been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault of another student at Arkansas High School.

The incident allegedly happened during school hours last Tuesday, January 15.

Texarkana, Arkansas police confirm two male students, one 14 and the other 15, have been arrested. Both juveniles remained in police custody Tuesday night.

A third arrest is expected. No other details have been released.

Police and prosecutors say they expect the suspects to be certified as adults to face the charges.

In a release, The Texarkana Arkansas School District states that it "holds the safety and security of all students of utmost importance and it continues to be the highest priority at Arkansas High School."

The school district has joined the TAPD in investigating the incident, according to the district statement.

Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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