I do not know what the age of consent is in Va. In NYS it is 17, and the girl can be charged with sexual assault. Someone has to file the complaint and then the prosecutor has discretion on whether or not to prosecute.
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The age of consent in Virginia is 18. At 17, a person in New York may legally consent to sex. So the girl in this situation may be in some legal difficulty and may be charged with sexual assault. The prosecutor has discretion on whether or not to prosecute. Tell the girl not to risk it if indeed this is a situation that is hypothetical.
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Yes. A young person does not have the necessary ability to say "yes" in NY until they are 17 - regardless of gender.
If you have been or are about to be arrested, you should see a competent criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. However, if its only a concern right now, most of the time, the authorities don't bother with this type of situation.