Getty Images stock photoA 7-year-old boy from Brasher Falls, New York, has been charged with third-degree rape. (Getty Images stock photo)
A 7-year-old boy from a small town in New York has been charged with rape.
New York State Police said a third-degree rape charge was filed against the child on March 23, according to WWNY-TV.
The boy, who is from Brasher Falls in Northern New York, was released after being charged.
Police said the alleged incident was reported on Thanksgiving Day.
The case, which WWNY said is being handled in Family Court, raised eyebrows on Twitter.
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