HOLTVILLE — Police here were expected today to seek a rape charge against a man who authorities allege raped a girl after "enticing" her and another girl into his home Monday.
Meanwhile, more details in the series of events, which involved the alleged rape of one girl and the reported attempted rape of a second girl, started to become available this morning. Both girls are under age 18.
The alleged rape and attempted rape are being investigated separately.
The Holtville Police Department is handling the alleged rape that occurred in a home in the 700 block of Walnut Avenue
The county Sheriff's Office is handling the alleged attempted rape that occurred in a remote area of the county.
According to authorities, two girls, both under age 18, were walking in the 700 block of Walnut Avenue on Monday.
The two were "enticed" into the home of Alex Padilla Padilla, 21, the man booked into county jail in connection with the alleged rape, according to police. Padilla remained in custody this morning with bail set at $20,000.