YUCCA VALLEY – A 19-year-old Yucca Valley man was arrested for the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl authorities said.
At around 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2017, deputies from the Morongo Basin Station responded to the 55600 block of Onaga Trail in Yucca Valley for the report of a disturbance. Deputies arrived to find a father confronting a suspect, later identified as Greyelk Tatu, who he had accused of raping his daughter at Jacob’s Park in Yucca Valley several days before.
The allegations were investigated and information led to the arrest of Tatu for Rape by Force. Tatu was booked into the Morongo Basin Jail where he is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail.
Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Morongo Basin Station at (760)366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.
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