December 13, 2012

14-year-old Cape Elizabeth boy accused of sexual assault

The boy is charged with gross sexual assault of a girl under the age of 12.

A 14-year-old Cape Elizabeth boy has been charged with sexually assaulting a young girl, according to Police Chief Neil Williams.

The girl is under the age of 12 and is in her family's care, Williams said. The boy has been released into his father's custody. He is expected to appear in court next month.

Police are providing no additional details about the alleged assault. Williams said the boy was charged last week and the charge was made public this week as part of the police log.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors

Further Discussion

Here at we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)