The Chester County Prosecutor’s office has announced the arrest of a Kennett Square Police Officer. He has been charged with over 500 counts of sexual assault.
54-year-old Jose Manuel Santiago has been charged with rape, aggravated indencent assault, statuatory sexual assault and other first degree felonies after being investigated by the Chester County Detectives Child Abuse Unit.
In a written statement, officials say the incidents allegedly occurred with multiple victims between 1991 and 2000 involving victims as young as ten with abuse continuting into the victim’s teenage years.
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