Task force arrests York City man accused of raping young child

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch
Julian Gallagos-Villanueva

A York City man was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Tuesday for allegedly raping a young child.

The defendant, Julian Gallagos-Villanueva, 46, is charged with raping a child, aggravated indecent assault and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, all felonies. 

The victim told detectives at the Children's Advocacy Center in September that the incident happened when she was around the age of 3 or 4 some time between August 2008 and August 2010, police said.

The incident happened at the victim's cousin's house, according to York City Police. 

Gallagos-Villanueva was arrested around 2 p.m. Nov. 26 in the 3500 block of East Market Street. He was turned over to the York City Police Department for booking and arraignment. 

In addition to felony charges, Gallagos-Villanueva faces additional charges including indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age and corruption of minors, both misdemeanors. 

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