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Milford Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Child

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MILFORD, Del. - Police say on Friday, August 5, they arrested 32-year-old Ovidio Morales-Gabriel, 32 of Milford, following an investigation into a sexual assault. 

Detectives were notified about an incident that reportedly occurred in April of 2016 at a residence in the 600 block of Southeast Front Street in Sussex County.  Following an investigation that included the victim being interviewed at the Child Advocacy in Sussex County, police say detectives obtained a warrant for Morales-Gabriel. 

Morales-Gabriel was later taken into custody at a church in the 800 block of Southeast Front Street without incident.  He has been charged with sexual abuse of a child by person of trust, three counts of second degree rape, unlawful sexual contact, and terroristic threatening. 

Morales-Gabriel was presented at Justice of the Peace Court #3 in Georgetown, where bail has been set at $240,000.00 cash.  He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.

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