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Arrest Made in Child Sex Abuse Case 6-15-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-19125

Location:   Undisclosed location in Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department has arrested a 39-year-old man after it was discovered that he was sexually abusing a family member over the course of seven years.  The 14-year-old female reported that Roberto Escobar-Arcos began abusing her at the age of eight years old and continued to do so for approximately seven years.  Escobar-Arcos was arrested at his workplace without incident on June 14th and committed to JTVCC in default of $140,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Rape 1st Degree
-Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child
-Sexual Abuse by Person of Trust
-Unlawful Sexual Contact (4x)

Roberto Escobar-Arcos
Roberto Escobar-Arcos