DETROIT (AP) – A 14-year-old Detroit boy has pleaded guilty to rape and kidnapping charges for an attack on a 26-year-old female pedestrian.

Police say the boy walked behind the woman on a northwest Detroit street on March 3, put a knife to her throat and forced her into the abandoned house, then raped her. He was prosecuted as an adult.

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Wayne County prosecutor’s spokeswoman Maria Miller says boy pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping.

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Judge Leslie Kim Smith is to sentence him May 25. The charges can bring up to life in prison. 

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