A 13-year old boy is accused of kidnapping and raping a little girl just yards from her home.
The Sevier County Sheriff's Office said it happened Saturday evening in the Kodak/Northview community in Sevier County.
The 6-year-old girl was playing with her younger brother in their backyard. The sheriff's office said the boy watched his sister be taken away by what he described as a man.
The girl's mother started yelling for her daughter when she saw her coming from the woods behind her home. The mom found her with her wrists tied with rope and missing some of her clothes.
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