TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- It will be early spring before a court decides if a 17-year-old accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old child will stand trial as an adult.
Perkins will undergo a mental evaluation before the court decides whether or not to try him as an adult.
Al'Ryon Perkins faces counts of rape and aggravated criminal sodomy of a child under 14.
Authorities say the incident happened last month during a home invasion in southeast topeka.
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