Rather, there is wide variation in state codes. The wide variation among states in terms of the relationship between the different criminal offenses and reporting requirements necessitates close examination of the individual state summaries. The law states that if an adult 4 years or more older than the child under 16, engages in sexual conduct with that child, he is guilty — period. State civil codes spell out reporting requirements.
The police separated the two for questioning and both admitted that they had engaged in consensual intercourse.