Milton man arrested in connection to sexual assault incident

SELBYVILLE, Del. – Delaware State Police have located and arrested 23-year-old Xavier Aiken of Milton, Delaware who was wanted in connection with a sexual assault incident.

The incident occurred back on February 22nd around 10 p.m. Troopers responded to a local area hospital and made contact with a 17-year old female victim who claims she had been sexually assaulted.

An investigation revealed the victim was at a residence in Selbyville when she had been sexually assaulted, strangled, and physically assaulted and held against her will.

On March 11th, Aiken was located at a residence in the 20000 Block of Reynolds Pond Park in Ellendale, Delaware. Aiken was taken into custody and transported to Troop 4 where he was charged with Rape First Degree, Rape Second Degree, Kidnapping First Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Strangulation.

Xavier Aiken was arraigned and taken to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $208,000.00 secured bond.

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