Suffolk man arrested for two counts of rape

SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Suffolk man arrested for rape in September of 2016 has been charged with two more counts of rape on Thursday.

John Blount, Jr., 52, was arrested on September 6, 2016 and charged with Statutory Rape related to an event that occurred on September 5.

A 14 year old female was involved.

On July 27, after further investigation Suffolk police arrested Blount, again.

He had Direct Indictment on additional charges including two counts of Rape by Force/ Threat, two counts of Indecent Liberties with child under 15, two counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery, by Force, victim 13-14, and two counts of Carnal Knowledge of a child 13-15.

Blount remains in custody at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

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