A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of raping a young girl after she drew a horrifying picture for her teachers.
The 45-year-old suspect, who has not been named, was arrested in Itumbiara, Brazil on Monday.
The children in the girl's class had been asked to draw a picture of what they understood to be abuse, according to Brazilian site G1.
The kids had been set the task on "Make it Beautiful" day – a day to raise awareness of abuse against children and teenagers.
When the teachers collected the drawings, the young girl – said to be 12 – had sketched an alarming picture of her mum asleep as the alleged rapist goes into her room.
The concerned teachers spoke to the child and immediately alerted the authorities.
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Cops said: "The teachers found that situation unusual, talked to the child, called the Guardianship Council, and brought the case to the police station."
The Civil Police launched an investigation and arrested a 45-year-old man.
Cops said he is being held in custody on suspicion of rape of a child.
Police spokesperson Anderson Pelagio said the child underwent a medical examination after the alleged rape.
The investigation is ongoing.
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