Man arrested, charged with rape of 12-year-old he met on Kik app

Posted at 8:57 AM, Feb 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-12 08:57:41-05

Williamsburg, Va. – A 22-year-old James City County man was arrested February 10th after reportedly having sex several times with a 12-year-old girl.

The victim, accompanied by a parent, reported the incidents on February 8th at the Williamsburg Police Department. The girl told police she had met the man using the Kik app.

On February 10th, the investigator handling the case identified the man as 22-year-old Erick Enrique Lemus Martinez of James City County.

Martinez was located and arrested later that day. He was taken to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail and charged with five counts of rape and one count of forcible sodomy. He’s being held without bond.