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Man wanted for rape in Dover arrested

Delaware News Desk
Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times
Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times

A man wanted by the Dover police for second degree rape of a minor was arrested in South Carolina Jan. 2. 

Dover police had an arrest warrant out for Juan Carlos Hernandez since October 2018. They determined he raped a six-year-old girl in Dover March 7, 2011. They first heard about allegation when the victim told a school therapist about it, police said. 

 Hernandez is awaiting extradition to Delaware. He is not a legal resident of the United States.