Update on Federalsburg Rape Case

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for early March for five Federalsburg teens charged with raping and sodomizing a 12-year-old girl at a local baseball field. The boys, ranging in age from 14to 16, were overheard bragging about the incident at school, prompting a police investigation. The alleged attack happened on February 9th at the Chambers Park Junior Baseball Field. The teens are being charged as adults with various offenses including first-degree rape, sodomy, and perverted practice. Three currently are being held at the Caroline County Detention Center, and two have been released on their own recognizance.