East Pennsboro man charged with rape of girl

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A Cumberland County man is in Dauphin County Prison, charged with rape. Michael Dixon, Jr., 29, is accused of forcing himself on a young girl at a residence in Swatara Township in June. According to court documents, Dixon was staying at the residence, sleeping on the couch. He is accused of luring the victim to the couch and assaulting her, then telling her not to tell anyone. Investigators took  samples from couch cushions, pillows and a blanket and tested them against DNA retrieved from the victim and Dixon.

Dixon is charged with Rape, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, Statutory Sexual Assault, Unlawful contact and Corruption of Minors.

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