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POLICE REPORT: Las Vegas middle school student held at gunpoint, raped

Student kidnapped for 3 hours during school day
Posted: 12:06 PM, Jan 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-29 20:07:22Z
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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A local middle school student was held at gunpoint and raped according to a police report released today.

Antwon Perkins was arrested last week in connection with the kidnapping of a Cadwallader Middle School student.

According to the report, the 12-year-old girl was walking to school when Perkins got out of his truck and forced her into the vehicle. Police say Perkins threatened to shoot her and drove her to an unknown location where he raped her.

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After the assault, Perkins cleaned her body with a cloth and brought her back to the kidnap location. The report says that Perkins threatened to kill her parents if she said anything about the attack, however she was able to give details to the police about the incident.

The report also says she asked Perkins what time it was when he dropped her off at the kidnap location. She was then able to determine that she was with him for 3 hours.

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Perkins previously worked as a corrections officer at High Desert State Prison. He is in the hospital recovering from self-inflicted wounds and expected to appear in Las Vegas court on Thursday.