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Two men charged with raping boy at gunpoint
First Published Aug 13 2014 08:47 am • Last Updated Aug 13 2014 09:04 am

Two men, ages 25 and 40, are accused of raping a 17-year-old boy at a party in Salt Lake City.

In charges filed Tuesday, police wrote that the teen was at a party Aug. 6 at a home near 300 East and 700 South, where there was "a lot of alcohol, marijuana and food."

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The two men encouraged the victim and another teen to drink alcohol, police alleged. The men went into another room with the teen, and the 40-year-old told the teen to have sex with the 25-year-old, police wrote in charging documents. When the teen refused, the 25-year-old pulled out a gun and forced the teen to perform sex acts with him investigators wrote. Then the 25-year-old left the room, and the 40-year-old raped the teen, police wrote.

The teen said "he was scared and did what [the men] wanted him to do."

The 25-year-old admitted to pulling out the gun because the other man told him to, police wrote.

Both men were charged in 3rd District Court with first-degree felony aggravated sexual assault.

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