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Bridgeport Man Charged With Raping 5-Year-Old Girl

Bridgeport police arrested a 39-year-old man, who drives a bus in Trumbull, in connection with a rape case involving a 5-year-old family friend, the CT Post says.
Bridgeport police arrested a 39-year-old man, who drives a bus in Trumbull, in connection with a rape case involving a 5-year-old family friend, the CT Post says. Photo Credit: File

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A 39-year-old Bridgeport man, who drives a school bus in Trumbull, is facing criminal charges after a police investigation into a rape case involving a 5-year-old family friend, according to the Connecticut Post.

Ricardo Julien, of Higgins Avenue, is being held on $200,000 on the first-degree sexual assault, fourth-degree assault and risk of injury to a child charges, according to the Connecticut Post. He has driven a bus for Dattco in Trumbull, but hasn't worked recently because of stress from the case, the Connecticut Post reported.

Police told the Connecticut Post that the victim's mother made the report, and officers interviewed Julien as part of the investigation. According to police, the most recent incident occurred in the car after the man picked the girl up at a friend's house, but the girl reported he had assaulted her in her own home as well, the Connecticut Post said.

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