Del. man arrested for alleged child rape

February 15, 2008 7:56:14 AM PST
New Castle County Police say they've arrested a 30-year-old man for the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl. John Jester of the Willow Run neighborhood near Elsmere is charged with second-degree rape. Police say he was arrested Thursday while hiding inside a home at the Glasgow Court Trailer Park.

According to police, a girl told her family about the sexual abuse last month. She said it happened while she was visiting Jester.

Police are withholding additional details to protect the girl's identity.

Authorities started looking for Jester because he an alleged probation violation. Police interviewed him after he was found at the trailer park, and he was arrested.