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Cops investigating alleged rape of 12-year-old girl at recreation center

A 12-year-old girl was raped in a Kingsessing recreation center by four young teenagers early Monday night, police said.

Cops investigating alleged rape of 12-year-old girl at recreation center

This post has been updated.

Police were investigating an alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl at a recreation center in Kingsessing Monday night.

Cops were called to the Francis Myers Recreation Center at 58th Street and Kingsessing Avenue shortly after 7:30 p.m. and the victim told them she'd been attacked and raped by three to five 14-year-old boys in a third-floor stairwell.

An employee of the recreation center said line dancing and a basketball clinic had

Investigators said the girl had no physical injuries from the alleged attack. She was at the Special Victims Unit being interviewed by detectives late Monday night, police said.

The incident remained under investigation Monday night, and police said no arrests had been made.

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