Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A 16 year old who police say raped a woman during the Independence Day holiday weekend is losing his freedom for a while.
Buffalo Police say Dionte Cooper of Porter Avenue attacked the 24 year old woman in the early morning of July 5th. Police say the woman was dragged into an alley in the area of Elmwood and Allen, knocked to the ground and raped.
Detectives add Cooper also snatched the victim's iPhone before running off.
Cooper was located on Linwood Avenue last Saturday afternoon, and hauled off to police headquarters for questioning. He's charged with rape, criminal sexual act, petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.