BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore man was convicted in the 2019 rape of a child outside an elementary school in Dundalk, the State’s Attorney for Baltimore County said Friday.
Officials said on December 2, 2019, Royal Quinn grabbed an 11-year-old girl from behind as she was walking on a footpath near the baseball fields of Norwood Elementary School. Quinn then dragged her to a grassy area, threw her down, and sexually assaulted the girl.READ MORE: Baltimore Man Cleared Of Murder Decades Later: 'You Can't Give Up'
Officials said Quinn then left the scene, and the girl ran toward the school to get help.READ MORE: EEOC Files Pay Discrimination Lawsuit Against Baltimore Auto Dealer
Baltimore County State’s Attorney, Scott Shellenberger said the victim told her story in the courtroom.
“Today we are assured that a very dangerous man will be in jail for a very long time, said Shellenberger. “The victim was so strong to walk into the courtroom and tell this terrible story.”MORE NEWS: 'We're The Cure To This Situation': 9 Killed, 13 Wounded In Baltimore Over The Past Week
Sentencing is scheduled for December 16, 2021. The State will be seeking sentencing of life without the possibility of parole, officials said.