Chambersburg police arrest man accused of raping a child

(Chambersburg Police Department)

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police in Franklin County have arrested a man on several charges, including rape of a child.

Bernardo Cortez-Aguilar, 49, of Chambersburg, was arrested Wednesday by the Chambersburg Police Department.

According to police, sex acts involving Cortez-Aguilar and his victim were reported in May. Investigators then determined that the acts were ongoing from 2012 until this year.

Cortez-Aguilar is charged with felony counts of rape of a child, indecent assault and corruption of minors.

He remains jailed after failing to post $300,000 bail.

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