North Platte teen charged with statutory rape

A 19-year-old North Platte man faces decades in prison over alleged sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl.

Police said Isaac Macias and the 14-year-old were prior acquaintances but their relationship became "closer" from around May to July 2013. Police received a report July 10th that the relationship was sexual in nature.

Following a lengthy investigation, police arrested Macias December 2nd and charged him with statutory rape due to the age difference and alleged inappropriate sexual touching.

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