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Man found guilty of luring 2 teens off Facebook and raping them is sentenced

Posted at 12:41 PM, Jul 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-07 15:41:52-04

A man found guilty of luring two 14-year-old girls off Facebook and raping them was sentenced today to 50 years in prison.

Michael Angel Corral was found guilty last month of two counts of rape and two counts of false imprisonment with violence.

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Corral used a Facebook account to communicate with two 14-year-old girls, according to deputies.

The Facebook account Corral used belonged to a friend of the two girls. Deputies said Corral eventually lured both girls to the Valley Plaza Mall, where he picked them up in his vehicle.

According to deputies, Corral drove the girls to a remote area near Lamont, purchased alcohol, and consumed it with them. During the incident, Corral threatened the girls with a knife and sexually assaulted them, deputies said. The girls were eventually able to flee from Corral and call law enforcement.

Corral Turned himself in to the Arvin Police Department.