Man Charged With Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Teen

Victim reported she was sexually assaulted by multiple people at a Little League baseball field

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013  |  Updated 3:23 PM EDT
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Man Charged With Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Teen

Plainfield police have charged Muhammed Yakubu with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in October 2012.

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Police have charged a man with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in the Moosup section of Plainfield.

Detectives began their investigation in October 2012 after the girl reported she had been kidnapped and taken to the Moosup Little League Fields on Lions Drive. She told officers she was sexually assaulted by several people, including Muhammed Yakubu, according to police.

On Thursday, Plainfield police arrested Yakubu, 27, at Danielson Superior Court while Yakubu was making an appearance on unrelated drug charges.

He was charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, conspiracy to commit first-degree aggravated assault and first-degree kidnapping. He was held on $250,000 bond.

Police said their investigation is ongoing and that more arrests are expected.

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