Former York County man charged with child rape in Carroll Township

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

A former York County resident has been charged with rape of a child in Carroll Township. 

Andrew M. Harrison, 35, of Hollywood, South Carolina, was arraigned Thursday on that charge and others before District Judge Richard T. Thomas and posted a $250,000 bond. 

Harrison also faces felony charges of various degrees of statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault without consent, aggravated indecent assault of a child and corruption of a minor. He is also charged with misdemeanor indecent assault of a person less than 16 years of age and less than 13 years of age. 

Andrew M. Harrison

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According to Carroll Township Police, who filed the charges against Harrison, the encounters came to light in November 2022 when officers were dispatched to a home on Range End Road in the township. 

The girl told police that Harrison sexually assaulted her since she was 6 or 7 years old. She told police that the most recent occurrence happened on Nov. 13, 2022, when Harrison touched her inappropriately while they were in his truck. 

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A preliminary hearing in the case will be held on June 13.