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Lancaster Police arrest suspect accused of sexually abusing child

Victor Rivera, 56, is charged with multiple sex crimes against a child, according to the city's police department.
Credit: Lancaster Bureau of Police
Victor Rivera

LANCASTER, Pa. — Update, March 15: Victor Rivera was located and taken into custody on Tuesday, according to Lancaster Police.


The Lancaster City Bureau of Police is seeking help from the public in locating a suspect accused of multiple sex crimes against a child.

Victor Rivera, 56, of the 300 block of West Lemon Street, is charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault of a child, indecent assault of a child, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of a child, according to Lancaster Bureau of Police Det. Jessica Higgins, who filed the charges after an investigation of allegations against him.

Lancaster County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to Rivera's apprehension and arrest.

Rivera is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighing 195 pounds. He has graying black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Det. Higgins at (717) 735-3300, Lancaster Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913 or submit an anonymous tip online.

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