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Cops: Three men raped teenage girl


May 17, 2007, 10:32 PM EDT

Two men pleaded not guilty Thursday in the abduction and gang rape of a teenage girl in Central Islip as police sought a third suspect, authorities said.

Leonides Bonilla, 26, and Ariel Mejia, 17, both of Central Islip, were arrested following the May 5 attack, which happened shortly after midnight.

“It was Mejia who allegedly abducted the 17-year-old female at knifepoint,” said Robert Clifford, a spokesman for District Attorney Thomas Spota. “She was taken to the rear of a building on Carleton Avenue and raped by both men.”

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