Trial Date Set for Teenage Rape Suspect

An East Texas teenager charged with rape now has a trial date. Alexander Pennington will go on trial April 9th. He is accused of raping an eighth grade girl.

Groveton police charged the high school football player and two juveniles with aggravated sexual assault of a child.

All three are accused of breaking into the boys' field house in Groveton after hours last year and raping the 13-year-old girl.

A judge sentenced a fourth teenager to two years probation after he pleaded guilty to breaking into the field house.