Dover man charged with trying to rape a child

Police say that a Dover man has been charged with attempted child rape.

According to Dover Police, on Tuesday, criminal investigation officers arrested 36-year-old Donald Redd after finding out that he tried to rape an 8-year-old child.

Police say Redd was committed to JTVCC on $40,000 cash bond for first degree attempted rape, and attempted sexual abuse by a person of trust first degree. Police say the victim is not Redd’s child, but the child of Redd’s acquaintance. The child is reportedly in the care of a parent.

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