CRIME

11-Year-Old Reported Being Raped -- And She Was Convicted

03/13/2015 02:06 pm ET | Updated Mar 13, 2015

Almost seven years ago, a troubled 11-year-old girl reported that she had been raped — twice — in her Northwest Washington neighborhood. Despite medical evidence of sexual assault, records show that no suspects were arrested and the cases were given only sporadic attention by the police . Instead, in the second case, the police had the girl, Danielle Hicks-Best, charged with filing a false report.

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