NEWARK, Del. (AP/WBOC)- New Castle County police have arrested a man they say sexually abused a 15-year-old girl over a period of months.
Thirty-seven-year-old Shawn Welch of Ogletown was charged this week with four counts of sexual abuse of a child by a person of trust. He is being held on $200,000 cash bail.
Police say the alleged abuse took place in a Newark home and the victim had been sexually abused at least four times within the last few months.
Anyone with additional information regarding this case is asked to call the New Castle County Police Department at (302) 395-2768 or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333. Tips also may be submitted online at www.nccpd.com or by texting 847411 (TIP411) and starting the message with NCCPD.