24-year-old charged after rape of young girl in Highland Park

Wayne County authorities have charged a 24-year-old man in connection with the sexual assault of an 11-year-old Highland Park girl. 

Prosecutor Kym Worthy alleges Ramirez Dewberry grabbed the victim by her arm as she was walking to school the morning of December 10, 2014. 

Authorities say a gun was pointed at the victim's head, and she was taken to a vacant home in the 80th block of Church Street where the alleged sexual assault took place. The victim ran home and Highland Park police were immediately contacted. 

Dewberry has been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct First Degree, Criminal Sexual Conduct Second Degree, Felonious Assault and Felony Firearm. He is expected to be arraigned at noon Thursday in 30th District Court in Highland Park,

The Wayne County Prosecutors Office provided no city of residence for the defendant and say he is homeless. 

FOX 2's Amy Lange was in court Thursday during Dewberry's arraignment. Tune in to FOX 2 News tonight beginning at 5 p.m. to hear the latest on this story. 

Demarco is due back in court January 20, 2015. 
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