Crime

Macon teen indicted, accused of raping girl at Northeast High

By: AMY LEIGH WOMACK

Bibb County grand jurors indicted a 15-year-old Northeast High School student Tuesday on allegations he raped another student at the school Nov. 18.

Dashawn Beard is charged with rape, according to an indictment filed in Bibb County Superior Court.

He allegedly assaulted a 14-year-old girl in a school stairwell, according to the district attorney's office.

Beard was arrested the following day.

He no longer is enrolled as a student in the Bibb County School District, according to a school district spokeswoman.

The girl still is enrolled as a student, she said.

To contact writer Amy Leigh Womack, call 744-4398 or find her on Twitter @awomackmacon.

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