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05/26/10: Man, 27, rapes girl, 12


Del. Family Services Worker Arrested In Child Rape.

Apr 25, 2010 4:09 pm US/Eastern

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS 3) - An employee with the Delaware Division of Family Services has been arrested after allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl he met online.

New Castle County Police said 27-year-old Brian Jones has been charged with rape in the third degree after allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl on April 23.

Police said Jones met the victim on a dating website called "Flurv" several weeks prior to the incident. The two apparently arraigned to meet at the Newport Heights home of the victim's grandmother late Friday night.

Authorities said the victim's grandmother walked in on the two as they were engaged in sex. The next day, the child's mother contacted police and Jones was identified as the suspect.

Investigators later learned Jones worked with the Division of Family Services. A warrant was issued for a search of his home and several items were recovered, including his personal computer.

Jones remains behind bars on $20,000 bail. If you have any information in connection with this incident, please contact New Castle County Police at 302-395-8110.