13-year-old admits rape charge

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A 13-year-old boy faces being locked up after he admitted raping a young boy in January.

The teenager, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to the sex act against his six-year-old victim when he appeared before a judge at Bradford Crown Court today FRI).

The offence took place in Rastrick on January 13.

Defence counsel Tamara Pawson asked for the case to be adjourned for the preparation of probation and psychological reports.

Judge Peter Benson allowed the boy’s bail to continue until the sentencing hearing, on October 11.