Police: Accused child rapist arrested in New York


ALBANY, NY (MyFoxBoston.com) – An accused child rapist was arrested in Albany, New York Monday night.

On Monday night, the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section and local police received information regarding the location of accused child rapist Robert Cerqua, 58, of Southborough. Cerqua was arrested at an Econo Lodge on charges of aggravated rape of a child (two counts), rape, indecent assault and battery on a child over 14, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery, and dissemination of obscene material to a juvenile.

Evidence suggests that Cerqua raped a girl over an eight year period, officials say. No other information was immediately available.