Man accused of raping child in Currituck arrested in Chesapeake

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A man charged with statutory rape of a child in Currituck County has been arrested in Chesapeake.

The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office said earlier this month Howard S. Bendigo was wanted on that charge as well as sexual battery. The circumstances surrounding the charges are unclear.

The sheriff’s office confirmed Bendigo was arrested in Chesapeake on April 8 and is awaiting extradition back to Currituck County.

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