Teen charged as an adult in Palmdale sex assault of 14-year-old girl

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PALMDALE – A 15-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the attack on a 14-year-old girl who was found unconscious on an elementary schoolyard in Palmdale last week. Brandon Deon Audinett was charged with one count each of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and forcible rape. The complaint alleged the defendant used a “length of metal zipper material” in the attack on Sept. 6. Audinett faces a possible state prison sentence of life with the possibility of parole if convicted of the charges. Authorities said the victim was beaten and sexually assaulted. The Sheriff’s Department investigated the attack and arrested the defendant on Sept. 7. ——————————————— For the latest news and observations on crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here.last_img read more