Three teenagers have been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in the trio’s hometown of Brentwood over the weekend, according to Suffolk County authorities and news reports.
Bryan Larios, 18, and two 17-year-old suspects, Jose Cornejo and Joel Escobar, were arrested Friday for first-degree rape and robbery, police and court records show. Cornejo was additionally charged with first-degree sexual abuse and resisting arrest.
The robbery occurred at Brentwood Middle School on Hilltop Drive at 6:15 p.m. Friday, according to police records. They robbed a male who was with the woman before they allegedly raped her in the woods at the nearby Brentwood Country Club, where she was later found by golfers.
Prosecutors identified the suspects as gang members, Newsday reported.
A judge ordered all three suspects held without bail. They are due back in court Wednesday.