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Local teen arrested for rape 

18-year-old Aaron Duran allegedly raped 16-year-old victim in open field

Aaron Jacob Duran

Aaron Jacob Duran

Paso Robles Police have arrested 18-year old Paso Robles resident Aaron Jacob Duran for rape that they say occurred in an open field during the night of Tuesday, July 26.

On Wednesday at approximately 3:20 a.m., officers from the Paso Robles Police Department were dispatched to Twin Cities Community Hospital on a report of a 16-year-old sexual assault victim being treated there. Officers determined the sexual assault occurred in an open field area accessed via the 1100 block of Ramada Drive sometime earlier during the overnight hours.

Detectives began an immediate investigation into the incident. As a result of that investigation, detectives located and arrested Duran. This arrest occurred after an interview at the Paso Robles Police Department, on Thursday at approximately 2 p.m.

Duran was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail on the following charges with bail set at $100,000:
Forcible rape (Felony)
Forcible oral copulation (Felony)
Penetration with foreign object (Felony)

Due to the nature of the incident and the age of the victim no further information will be released.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Paso Robles Police Department at (805) 237-6464. Persons wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers’ 24-hour hotline at 549-STOP or by texting “SLOTIPS” plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).

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