Millbrae man charged with forcibly raping a 14-year-old girl

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Miguel Mendez-Marin (Courtesy: San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office)

MILLBRAE, Calif. (KRON) — The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man who they say forcibly raped a 14-year-old girl.

Detectives began investigating suspect Miguel Mendez-Marin in May 2021 and ultimately arrested him this week.

According to the sheriff’s office, Mendez-Marin was “involved in a romantic relationship” with the minor and had “unlawful sexual intercourse” with her throughout that time.

In addition to facing rape and sodomy charges against a minor, the suspect is charge with resisting arrest. The sheriff’s office said he had caused “moderate injuries” to one detective during the arrest.

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