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Topeka teen who was subject of protest arrested on 11 counts


February 23, 2022

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka West High School student who prompted protests at the school has been charged with 11 criminal counts involving five alleged victims, Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay said.

Kagay will ask a judge to charge the male student as an adult, The Topeka Capital-Journal reported. His name has not been released because he is a juvenile.

More than 100 Topeka West students marched, chanted and carried signs on Sept. 17 to protest what they said was a lack of response to allegations that the student had sexually assaulted a female in July.

The defendant is ch...

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