WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the nation’s capital have arrested a 30-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a child at a community center.
A police statement says Rakim Davis was taken into custody Saturday and charged with first-degree child sex abuse.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Investigating Reports Of White Van Approaching Kids, Trying To Lure Them Into Vehicle
Citing a police report, news outlets report the girl was assaulted just outside the Malcolm X Opportunity Center on Oct. 12. The center is less than half a mile away from the Malcolm X Elementary School.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.4K New Cases Reported Thursday As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Increase Slightly
Authorities didn’t immediately release further detail on the abuse or how Davis is connected to the child. It’s unclear if he has a lawyer who can comment on his behalf.MORE NEWS: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Remains On Pause, What's Next? Maryland Doctor Explains
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