51-year-old man arrested for raping 14-year-old girl in Suffolk

Posted at 10:30 AM, Sep 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-07 10:30:21-04

SUFFOLK, Va. – A 51-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a rape investigation in Suffolk.

Suffolk Police say 51-year-old John Blount Jr. was arrested on Tuesday and charged with Statutory Rape related to an incident that occurred on September 5 and involved a 14-year-old female.

The victim and suspect were known to each other, according to police.

Blount is being held at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail without bond.

The investigation is ongoing.