Arrest in rape of 8-year-old girl

May 8, 2009 7:19:37 AM PDT
A 47-year-old man from Middletown, Delaware has been arrested in the rape of an 8-year-old girl.Investigators say Lawrence Holden was babysitting the child in his home in late 2007 when the rape occured.

Holden is charged with Rape 1st, and Unlawful Sexual Contact 1st.

He was arraigned and is being held on $28,000 secured bond.

Police are asking anyone who has additional information about Lawrence Holden to contact Det. William Texter at 302-366-9950

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