AUSTELL, Ga. -- A 16-year-old student at South Cobb High School has been arrested and charged with raping another student.
Police said that though the suspect is only 16, he is being identified because they are charging him as an adult. Joshua Ingram has been charged with rape in the case.
Cobb County spokesman Dana Pierce said the alleged rape occurred on school property Thursday morning, March 23 between 8:08 and 8:22.
The warrant says Ingram opened a door for the victim.
"The said accused waited or the victim, who is under the age of 16, in one of South Cobb High School's stairways," the warrant said.
According to the warrant, when Ingram started to molest the girl, she tried to get away.