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Greensburg police seek man accused in rape of 14-year-old girl

Greensburg police seek man accused in rape of 14-year-old girl
Greensburg police seek man accused in rape of 14-year-old girl 02:27

GREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) - Police are searching for an 18-year-old man they believe was involved in the brutal rape and assault of a 14-year-old girl in Westmoreland County.

The crime police want to talk to Dabiaun Davidson about also involved two juvenile boys now in custody.

Once he's found, Greensburg police say Davidson will face felony charges after an alleged sexual assault on a 14-year-old in Greensburg several weeks ago.

Investigators say Davidson, 17 at the time, along with two other male juveniles, ages 14 and 15, brutalized and humiliated the 14-year-old victim in a violent sexual assault in the city of Greensburg. The trio allegedly uploaded a video of the incident on Snapchat.

"We've dealt with this individual approximately 50 times within the last five years or so," said Greensburg Police Chief Shawn Denning.

Police say ever since they started the investigation, Davidson has gone into hiding. Investigators say Davidson is known to frequent Greensburg, Jeannette, Blairsville, Pittsburgh and Wilkinsburg. And while he's on the lam, Davidson has checked in on social media.

"We have information he's posting threats on Snapchat in regards to a firearm he left in someone's vehicle," said Denning. "He wants it back."

Police believe he likely already has a gun. While police are urging the public to not approach Davidson, they are looking forward to finally taking him into custody.

"We're going to do whatever we can to make sure his next residence will be surrounded by barbed wire and he's looking through metal bar fences so he can't hurt anybody else," Denning said.

The two other juvenile males allegedly involved are said to be cooperating with investigators and police are not ruling out more charges related to this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the City of Greensburg Police Department at 724-834-3800.

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