Would I be able to press charges on a statutory rape that happened 2 1/2 years ago?
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You can definitely report the crime to law enforcement. They will get a statement from you and they should make an effort to gather additional evidence to put together a case. If you have any texts, e-mails, or other social media communication about the incident you can share those with law enforcement and they should be able to use those things as corroboration. Ultimately it will be up to the District Attorney about whether or not to seek an indictment against the individual. It's very common for victims to report crimes months or even years after they occur.
You can report it to the police, who will investigate. If there is enough evidence, the DA can file charges.
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