Man charged in Dover playground rape

November 17, 2008 5:42:48 AM PST
Dover police say a 32-year-old Claymont man has been arrested and charged in the alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman. Ervin Whitby is charged with two counts of second-degree rape.

According to police, Whitby and the woman were walking in the Persimmon Park Place playground Friday night when Whitby allegedly forced the woman to perform sexual acts against her will.

Whitby is being held in lieu of a $20,000 bond.

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