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Suffolk DA: Hempstead man indicted in rape of juvenile

Jamal Taylor, 33, of Gladys Avenue, will be

Jamal Taylor, 33, of Gladys Avenue, will be arraigned Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Riverhead on an indictment charging him with third-degree rape of a juvenile, the Suffolk County district attorney's office said. Credit: SCPD

A Hempstead man has been indicted in the rape of a juvenile, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Jamal Taylor, 33, of Gladys Avenue, will be arraigned Thursday in Riverhead on an indictment charging him with third-degree rape, the Suffolk County district attorney’s office said.

The indictment stems from Taylor’s “having sexual relations with a juvenile female in Brentwood last month,” Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said in a statement.

Suffolk police arrested Taylor on May 28 after the rape happened on May 24, prosecutors said.

Taylor is being held in Suffolk County jail on $30,000 cash bail.

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