A 10-year-old boy was arrested on Friday, 10 November for raping a young girl aged 7.
The young boy from Kinross, Ext 25 was said to have invited the girl who was busy playing with friends to his home.
The incident happened at around 2pm.
It was alleged that he ordered the girl not to tell anyone about what he did to her.
Sgt Jaco Nagel from Kinross Police Station confirmed the incident and urged the parents to always monitor their children when they are playing.