Police: Man Wanted On Rape Charges, Victims 10, 5, and 3-Years-Old

In the month of March, detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit were dispatched to a local area hospital for a sexual abuse investigation, officials said Wednesday.

Police said that after numerous interviews, 58-year-old John Faulk was listed as a suspect. The investigation also revealed that the victims were ages 10, 5, and a 3, according to police.

Detectives subsequently swore out arrest warrants for: one count of felony Rape 2nd degree where victim is less than 12, one count of felony Sexual Abuse of a Child by a Person of Trust 1st degree, four counts of felony Unlawful Sexual Contact of a Child Younger than 13, and two counts of felony Sexual Abuse of a Child by a Person of Trust 2nd degree.

Officials are asking for the public’s assistance in locating John Faulk. His last known address was in the City of Wilmington, DE.

If you have any information regarding this investigation or the whereabouts of John Faulk, please contact Det Michelle Burrus at (302)395-8131or email at Michelle.Burrus@newcastlede.gov or call the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

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