A Harrisburg man has been arrested on allegations he had been sexually assaulting a 12-year-old over the last year, police said.
Eric Santiago Rodriguez Jr., 38, was charged Tuesday with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, corruption
of a minor, unlawful contact with a minor, indecent assault and indecent
exposure, according to Swatara Township police.
He has been jailed in Dauphin County Prison on $100,000 bail.
Police said the investigation began when the girl confided in a friend that Rodriguez had been sexually abusing her.
After the friend encouraged her to speak out, the girl reported the abuse to her mother and a school teacher, police said.