Six teen girls accused of sexual battery in Franklin
Franklin, Va. – Six teenage girls have been accused of sexual battery in connection to an incident that occurred in Northampton County in August.
Police say the victims in the case were also teenage females.
Officials say they charged a 17-year-old girl with sexual assault after police conducted an investigation. She was arrested on October 22nd for animate sexual penetration, aggravated sexual battery, attempted animate object sexual penetration and sexual battery.
Five other teen girls, ranging from ages 14-17, were also charged. Two of the teens were charged with one count of animate object sexual penetration, aggravated sexual battery, attempted animate object sexual penetration, and sexual battery. The other three were charged with animate object sexual penetration and sexual battery. All five of the girls have been released on a summons officials say.