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Enrique Carbajal and Victor Tome (PHOTO: Montgomery County Police)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Special Victims Investigations Division have charged Enrique Carbajal, age 24, and Victor Tome, age 19, both of the 11500 block of Elkin Street in Wheaton, with kidnapping and rape.

Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department and Alexandria Police Department in Virginia are investigating similar sex crimes that occurred in their jurisdictions.

On March 31, detectives began investigating the kidnapping and rape of a 12-year-old female that occurred in Wheaton.

Preliminary investigation revealed that on March 26, a suspect later identified as Carbajal, who is known to the victim’s family, made contact with the victim without the parent’s permission at an address in Northeast, Washington, D.C.

Carbajal drove the victim to his and Tome’s shared residence in Wheaton, where she was sexually assaulted by both suspects.

It is believed that the victim was then taken to an address in Virginia.

On April 5, detectives obtained arrest warrants for Carbajal and Tome, charging them with one count each of first-degree rape, second-degree rape, kidnapping, false imprisonment, and second-degree assault.

On April 6, detectives arrested Carbajal and Tome on the strength of the arrest warrants at their home.

Carbajal and Tome were both ordered to be held on a $500,000 bond.

The link to the Metropolitan Police Department’s press release can be found here