On July 28th, the Goldsboro Police Department received a report of a sexual assault involving a 12-year-old female. The alleged crime involved a 17-year-old male picking up the juvenile female, traveling to a different location, and engaging in sexual intercourse.
On Monday, after further investigation by the Goldsboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, juvenile petitions were secured on the 17-year-old male for First Degree Statutory Rape and First Degree Statutory Sex Offense. The 17-year old suspect was released to his parent. A first appearance is scheduled for September 2nd in Juvenile Court.