Son may be arrested for statutory rape

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Country: United States of America
State: New York

My son may be arrested for statutory rape. He is 17 and she is 13 the mother allowed them to see each other. I would not and they were sneaking around behind my back. The people from the school that they both go to, found a log book they were communicating with. In the book there are details of what took place between them. The school said they need to call the police on this matter. what can I do to help my son who was warned numerous time by me about her age. I love my son.

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If both you and the other mother agree to handle it, the police may not need to be involved...