Kentucky teen who ran away indicted on crime-spree charges

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A teenager is facing charges for his suspected involvement in a multistate crime spree that involved statutory rape, car theft, and stolen checks.
In this frame grab from video provided by the Bay County Courthouse, Dalton Hayes appears in court via a video link-up between the Bay County Jail and the Bay County Courthouse, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Panama City, Fla. Hayes and his girlfriend Cheyenne Phillips were arrested early Sunday in Panama City Beach, and are suspected of committing a string of crimes. (AP Photo/Bay County Courthouse)
This booking photo provided by the Bay County Sheriff's Office shows 18-year-old Dalton Hayes following his arrest, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Panama City Beach, Fla. Hayes and his 13-year-old girlfriend are suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the U.S. South, and both have been taken into custody. The couple vanished from their small hometown in western Kentucky earlier this month. (AP Photo)
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In this frame grab from video provided by the Bay County Courthouse, Dalton Hayes appears in court via a video link-up between the Bay County Jail and the Bay County Courthouse, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Panama City, Fla. Hayes and his girlfriend Cheyenne Phillips were arrested early Sunday in Panama City Beach, and are suspected of committing a string of crimes. (AP Photo/Bay County Courthouse)
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In this frame grab from video provided by the Bay County Courthouse, Dalton Hayes appears in court via a video link-up between the Bay County Jail and the Bay County Courthouse, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Panama City, Fla. Hayes and his girlfriend Cheyenne Phillips were arrested early Sunday in Panama City Beach, and are suspected of committing a string of crimes. (AP Photo/Bay County Courthouse)
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The red pickup initially stolen by the teens, as seen in a South Carolina Walmart parking lot. (Grayson County Sheriff)
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In this frame grab from video provided by the Bay County Courthouse, Dalton Hayes appears in court via a video link-up between the Bay County Jail and the Bay County Courthouse, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Panama City, Fla. Hayes and his girlfriend Cheyenne Phillips were arrested early Sunday in Panama City Beach, and are suspected of committing a string of crimes. (AP Photo/Bay County Courthouse)
In this frame grab from video provided by the Bay County Courthouse, Dalton Hayes appears in court via a video link-up between the Bay County Jail and the Bay County Courthouse, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Panama City, Fla. Hayes and his girlfriend Cheyenne Phillips were arrested early Sunday in Panama City Beach, and are suspected of committing a string of crimes. (AP Photo/Bay County Courthouse)
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LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) - A teen who ran away from his Kentucky home with a 13-year-old girl and was later captured in Florida has been indicted on charges related to what police call a two-week crime spree.

A grand jury indicted 18-year-old Dalton Hayes on a dozen charges this week. He faces up to 10 years in prison on a charge of second-degree rape, with no force. In Kentucky, a second-degree rape occurs when an adult has sex with a minor under 14, even if it's consensual.

The grand jury indicted Hayes on two thefts that occurred in early December, before the two went missing. He also faces custodial interference, criminal trespassing and criminal mischief charges.

Police say the teen girl will face charges in juvenile court.

Hayes and the girl were arrested in Panama City Beach, Florida, last month, two weeks after they disappeared.

Their flight from home attracted national attention as the two worked their way to the Gulf of Mexico. Authorities believe their travels took them to South Carolina and Georgia before they ended up in Florida.

Police say Hayes was running away from trouble back home. Some of the charges against him issued this week by the grand jury were related to thefts that occurred in his hometown in early December.

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