Wilkes-Barre police investigating alleged child rape

By James O’Malley jomalley@civitasmedia.com

July 22, 2014

WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating a reported sexual assault against a child Monday afternoon in the 100 block of South Sherman Street, according to a police report.

The mother of the alleged victim, a 9-year-old girl from Hanover Township, reported the assault.

A message left with police Tuesday afternoon was not immediately returned, and no additional information has been made available.