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Jefferson City Woman Arrested for Statutory Rape

Posted: May 22, 2013 4:39 PM by KOMU Staff
Updated: May 22, 2013 4:39 PM

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Jefferson City- A Jefferson City woman was arrested Tuesday on two counts of Statutory Rape.

Jefferson City Police arrested Tammy L. Robinett, 37 in the east side of Jefferson City after responding to a runaway juvenile call.

The mother of the juvenile, who is a 15-year-old male, stated that the juvenile ran off with Robinett. She also advised officers that the juvenile admitted to having sex with Robinett.

Officers located both the suspect and juvenile in the woods near her home. The juvenile was interviewed by officers and the responding detective, and the suspect was taken into custody and admitted, after a separate interview with a Jefferson City Police Detective, that she had sex with the juvenile.

Ms. Robinett was transported to the Cole County Jail.

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