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Man Arrested for Alleged Rape of Girl at Brockton High School

Andy Thao, of Leominster, to be arraigned on charges




    A Massachusetts man was arrested on Friday for the alleged rape of a female student at Brockton High School in Brockton, Massachusetts.

    Police told the Enterprise that the rape took place during school hours on Thursday, between noon and 1:45 p.m. in a school parking lot.

    Following an investigation, a search warrant was put out for Andy Thao, 44, of Leominster. Thao was then arrested in Ayer.

    The name of the victim is being withheld but police told the Enterprise that student and Thao had been texting and talking to one another before the alleged rape took place.

    Brockton Public School Superintendent Kathleen A. Smith released a statement on the incident Saturday:

    "The victim is being supported by school counselors and staff. This is an isolated incident and at no time were other students at risk."

    Thao is expected to be arraigned on charges on Monday.

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