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Prosecutors reject charges in Venice High sexual assault case
Prosecutors reject charges in Venice High sexual assault case

The students were led from Venice High School in handcuffs. Television trucks camped out in front of the school as police held a news conference about allegations of sex crimes. Parents were stunned. The superintendent called it a “painful moment” for the school. But on Wednesday, two months after Los Angeles police announced their high-profile investigation, prosecutors said there was “insufficient evidence” to file charges against any of the 15 students who had been arrested. Police and prosecutors declined to provide details about the case because it involved both juveniles and allegations of sex crimes. Legal experts acknowledged the difficulty in prosecuting...

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