APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — An Apple Valley man is accused of raping a 13-year-old girl he met at a park.
Brandon Glenn Corbett, 18, was charged in Dakota County District Court on Thursday, June 17, with one count of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree.
According to the criminal complaint, police officers started the investigation with an account from a witness who saw photos of Corbett and the girl on Snapchat, a social media platform.
The witness told police that he saw Corbett grab the girl in a sexual manner and that she appeared to be surprised by the contact, the court records state. Officers were able to identify the girl through social media. She admitted to going to Corbett’s house, but said she ignored his advances for sexual intercourse.
He became forceful with her, insisting on having intercourse. She told police she was scared, so she did what he wanted, according to the complaint. The witness told police Corbett bragged about the rape on social media.
His next court appearance is Sept. 15.