Police investigating 3-year-old's rape in Gadsden

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - Gadsden police are investigating the rape of a three-year-old girl. Investigators believe she was assaulted by a 16-year-old.

It happened in the Alabama City section of Gadsden.

Police say the girl was staying with her grandmother when her grandmother found her in the bathroom, sobbing.

"This is a case with no question to it," said Detective Wayne Hammonds with the Gadsden Police Department.

Officers say the suspect is autistic and will be charged.

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