Arrest warrant obtained on rape charge

Juan Carlos Hernandez

DOVER — A 33-year-old man is sought on a second-degree rape charges of a then 6-year-old girl in March 2011, Dover Police said Thursday.

Authorities said the whereabouts of Juan Carlos Hernandez were unknown and he may have returned to Mexico since the alleged incident took place. Police said the girl disclosed the allegations to a school therapist.

Investigation is ongoing and police asked anyone with information to call 736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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