The Jolarpet police have launched a search for a 22-year-old youth for raping a 10-year-old girl.

According to police, Rajesh, a resident of Palnankuppam near Tirupattur, had told the girl's family that he would bring her from school on Saturday. However, he raped the girl on the way and absconded. The girl's family lodged a complaint with the police on Sunday and a search was launched, sources aid.

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