Three New Bern High School Students Accused of Rape

The rape reportedly happened Wednesday afternoon, during summer school at New Bern High School. Police say the victim, a female student attending summer school, was waiting for a ride home when she went into a school bathroom. She reported that three male students entered the bathroom, stopped her from leaving, and then raped her. 17-year-old Danzele Boomer, 18-year-old Rashad Cherry and 17-year-old Kevin Bryant, all of New Bern, have been charged with first-degree rape and first-degree kidnapping. Each was put in jail under a $150,000 bond, with their first court appearances scheduled for Friday.