February 29, 1996 in Nation/World

Boys Accused Of Assaulting Woman

Compiled From Wire Services

For weeks, five elementary school boys held a series of beating “parties” during which they used belts, their fists and a toilet plunger to thrash and sexually assault an autistic woman, police said.

The boys, ages 11 and 12, have been charged with aggravated assault and sexual assault on the 40-year-old woman, who has a mental capacity no greater than that an 11-year-old’s.

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