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Third juvenile charged in alleged Arkansas high school assault

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A third suspect has been arrested in connection with an alleged assault on January 15 at Arkansas High School.

Texarkana, Arkansas police say three males, two 14 and the other 15 years old, have been arrested and charged with rape.

The three had a hearing Wednesday and, according to the prosecuting attorney, will remain at the detention center until February 6. That's when the state will decide how to proceed with the case.

The trio is expected to be charged as adults.

The news came to light on Tuesday when Texarkana Police revealed that two male students, one 14 and the other 15, had been arrested.

The Texarkana Arkansas 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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