US air force member charged with kidnapping and rape of teen in Okinawa


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Prosecutors on the Japanese island of Okinawa have charged a US air force man with the kidnapping and rape of a teenage girl in December. According to an indictment dated 27 March, Brennon Washington, 25, invited the girl to speak to him in his car at a park on 24 December and drove her to his residence before committing indecent acts. Investigators said a person known to the girl – said to be between 13 and 15 years – reported the incident on the day it occurred. But Washington was not charged for three months and the indictment only made...