15-Year-Old Charged With Multiple Rapes, Robberies

CROWN POINT, Ind. (STMW) – A 15-year-old northwest Indiana boy is being charged as an adult with rape, robbery, aggravated battery and battery in a series of attacks in Hammond dating back nearly a year.

Dedrick Dewayne Johnson is charged with two counts of rape for Jan. 20 and Feb. 24 sexual assaults on two victims, and is also charged with rape and robbery of a third victim on Feb. 14.

He is also charged with the robbery of a fourth victim on Nov. 8, and the aggravated battery of a fifth victim.

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