Lancaster teen charged with rape of a 8-year-old girl

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New Holland police have filed charges against a 14-year-old boy from Lancaster after they say he sexually abused a 8-year-old girl.

Following an investigation police determined that the boy was living at a residence in the 700 block of Spruce Street in Earl Township from April 2013 through July 2014.

The girl told police that during that time the boy abused her on several occasions. Police say the teenager admitted to the incidents.

The teenager was charged on Friday  with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and 2 counts of indecent assault. He was detained by Lancaster Juvenile Probation.