4-year-old raped by a 14-year-old in sugarcane field

, 12:05 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped and assaulted by a teenage boy at Riyavli village under Ratenpuri police station in the district, police said today.

The incident took place yesterday when the victim was lured by the 14-year-old boy into a sugarcane field with sweets and later raped and beaten, they said.

The victim has been admitted to a hospital and the accused is absconding, Station House Officer, Arvind Kumar said.

The father of the girl has filed a complaint with police against the accused, Kumar added.

The irate family members also reached the police station demanding quick action and security has been tightened in the village to ease the tension, police said.