SUFFOLK -- A Suffolk man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping a 16-year-old.

Police charged 49-year-old Dennis Bernard West with rape, forcible sodomy, object sexual penetration, indecent liberties with a child by custodian and aggravated sexual battery.

Police say the incidents occurred between September and December 2013 and the victim was somebody West knew.

West is currently being held without bond at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

The investigation is ongoing.

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