Redwood City Student Charged In Attempted Rape of Teacher

By: Ja'Mein Beale - Thu, 26 Jan 2012 09:24:36 -0800

REDWOOD CITY (KRON)--A 19-year-old Redwood City high school student accused of attempting to rape his former teacher is facing four felony charges.

Authorities say David Velasquez was charged Wednesday with kidnapping to commit rape, criminal threats, false imprisonment and assault to commit rape in connection with an attempted attack against a 29-year-old San Francisco woman Monday night.

According to police, Velazquez brandished a knife at the victim in the garage of Summit Preparatory High School and forced the woman toward her car. Police say Velasquez ran off after he was interrupted by another teacher who came upon the scene.

Velasquez, who is being held in San Mateo County Jail on $1 million bail is scheduled to appear in court to enter a plea on Feb. 8.

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