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HS student charged with rape on school bus in Grant County

MARION, Ind. (WISH) — A high school student in Grant County on Tuesday was arrested and charged with raping a student on a school bus in January, the Grant County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday.

Brandon Blanchard-Vigar, 18, of Marion, is facing charges of rape and sexual battery.

Police say they were contacted by Oak Hill School Corporation administration on Jan. 12 in regard to allegations of sexual misconduct on a bus.

The case was eventually turned over to the Grant County Prosecutor’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing and more charges could be filed, according to police.