Florida high school students arrested for sexual battery

Posted at 5:27 AM, Jan 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-26 05:27:00-05

BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, four students have been arrested for sexual battery and a fifth arrest is pending. 

The report says that five boys under the age of 18 had non-consensual sex with a 13-year-old girl.

The incident occured on August 18, 2017 when the girl snuck out of her home to watch Netflix with one of the boys and then four other boys showed up to the house. 

One of the boys originally denied the allegations, but then said in a later statement that he did have sex with the girl but it was consensual.

The boy also confirmed that four others had sex with her that night.

According to deputies, all four students went to Braden River High School. 

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