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Allentown woman accused of raping 13-yr-old heads to trial

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Dec 13 2013 07:59:40 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 13 2013 08:18:25 AM CST

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

An Allentown woman accused of forcing a 13-year-old boy to have sex with her is now facing a trial.

Elizabeth Aponte, 28 waived her preliminary hearing Thursday.

According to authorities, the boy told officers that it happened inside the woman's apartment on Lehigh Street.

Police say Aponte actually admitted to having sex with the 13-year-old boy-- twice.

And. they say Aponte told them it was consensual and that she thought the boy was 14.

She faces charges of statutory sexual assault and related charges.