SEC recruit Princeton Harlan charged with child rape

SEC recruit Princeton Harlan charged with child rape

October 10th, 2012 by The Tennessean in Local - Breaking News

Booking photo for Mount Pleasant quarterback Princeton Harlan

Photo by The Tennessean /Times Free Press.

COLUMBIA - Princeton Harlan, a star quarterback for Mt. Pleasant who is being recruited by SEC schools, was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with rape of a child.

Anthony Bailey, a Maury County Sheriff's Department detective, said the alleged victim was a girl from Mt. Pleasant who is under the age of 13.

"Rape of a child is different than rape," Bailey said. "There's no forced intercourse involved. Rape of a child is anybody under the age of 13 cannot consent to sex. It doesn't matter if it's forced or not forced."

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