Teen Waiting for School Bus Sexually Battered in SW Miami-Dade: Cops

Authorities are investigating after a 16-year-old girl said she was sexually battered while waiting for her school bus in southwest Miami-Dade Friday morning.

The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. in the area of 142nd Avenue and Southwest 267th Street, Miami-Dade Police officials said.

Investigators said the girl was waiting for her bus when a man forced her to a nearby field where he sexually battered her.

The suspect was described as a while male in his 30s. No other information was immediately known.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.