Tuscaloosa Youth Center intern charged with rape

TUSCALOOSA, AL — A woman has been charged in the alleged rape of a 15-year-old in a program at the Brewer-Porch Children’s Center in Tuscaloosa.


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The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit said Nicole Hall, 29, was arrested Jan. 28 for second-degree rape and used her position for personal gain, which is an ethics violation.

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Capt. Jack Kennedy, commander of the multi-agency unit, said Tuesday that Hall has since been released from the Tuscaloosa County Jail after posting bond.

“This case was investigated by the Sexual Assault Section of the Violent Crimes Unit,” Kennedy said. “After investigation, the case was presented to a grand jury which later returned indictments. Hall was an intern at Brewer’s Porch Children’s Center. The victim was a 15-year-old child attending a program at Brewer’s Porch.”

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The Brewer-Porch Children’s Center provides treatment for children and adolescents with special needs and their families. It’s part of the College of Community Health Sciences at the University of Alabama and is operated by the College’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.


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