He had gone to deliver milk to the family and finding the girl alone tried to rape her. However, the cries of the girl attracted the attention of her neighbours who rushed to the spot.
The accused fled the scene and efforts were launched to nab him, the official said. After two days' hunt, the boy was apprehended today.
Police have registered a case against the accused.
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