East Haven Man Accused of Raping 13-Year-Old

Police said there might be more victims.

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014  |  Updated 4:49 PM EDT
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East Haven Man Accused of Raping 13-Year-Old

East Haven Police

East Haven police have arrested a 23-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. Now they said they believe there might be more victims and are reaching out to the public.

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East Haven police have arrested a 23-year-old man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl. Now they said they believe there might be more victims and are reaching out to the public.

Police arrested Joseph Hutchinson on Sunday after the teen’s parents contacted authorities to report that he had sexually assaulted the girl, police said.

Police obtained a warrant charging Hutchinson with first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor following the Saturday incident.

Hutchinson has been previously convicted on drug charges and also faces three active arrest warrants charging him with violation of probation.

Hutchinson was arraigned Feb. 18. He's due back in court March 4.

Anyone with information about the case should call the East Haven Police Department at 203-468-3820 or the Detective Division at 203-468-3827.

You can also leave an anonymous tip on the East Haven Police Department Web site.

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