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Redlands man arrested in rape of teenage girl

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

August 31, 2010 4:07:16 PM PDT
A 19-year-old man is under arrest in the suspected rape of a 13-year-old girl in Redlands.According to Redlands Police, the girl's family reported that the victim was raped Friday by a family member of a friend while she was staying at the friend's house.

Investigators say the girl was intoxicated when the suspect, identified as Hugo Enrique Barrientos-Cano, took her to another room and sexually assaulted her.

The girl's family confronted the suspect the next day before calling police. Barrientos-Cano met with investigators and was later taken into custody.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Redlands Police at (909) 798-7681. Anonymous tips can be provided by texting 274637 using the keyword "REDTIP."