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HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (KNOE 8 News) - Three Arkansas teenagers are in custody accused of raping a 14-year-old classmate. It happened at a dentist's office in the southeastern town of Helena-West Helena.

The girl told police she was raped in the bathroom of a twin cities dental clinic by at least three teenage boys. The victim and her accused attackers were among a number of students brought to the clinic for routine dental work. Two of the three juveniles had on GPS tracking bracelets and police were able to connect them to the crime.

"One of them wasn't working at the time, but the other one was." Assistant Chief Ronald Scott of the Helena-West Helena Police spoke further, "And that gave us the ability to know exactly where they were at the particular time. And we used that to know that they were in that particular place."

The dentist who owns the clinic said nobody in his office heard any sign that a violent rape was happening.

The bathrooms are several yards from the waiting area, and it wasn't until the 14-year old was being driven back to school that she reported the attack.

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