Just In: Man Charged With Raping A Child Under 12-Years-Old

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Last August, (08/10/19) officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a residence in the community of Spice Mill Run for a report of a sexual assault against a child, according to police.

Officials said when the officers arrived at the scene, they were able to interview the reporting person and immediately notified detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Family Services Squad.

On December 6th, 2019, after an extensive and lengthy investigation, detectives were able to swear to warrants for 44-year-old, David Seeney.

Seeney was located in Florida and taken into custody by local authorities. Yesterday, he was transported to the New Castle County Division of Police Headquarters.

There he was charged with: felony Rape 1st Degree Victim is less than 12 years old and Defendant is 18 years or Older, felony Dangerous Crime Against a Minor Under 14 Criminal Sexual Contact, felony Sexual Abuse of a Child By a Person of Trust, and two counts of felony Unlawful Sexual Contact.

He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held in lieu of $215,000 cash bail.

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