Des Moines man arrested for child rape

Des Moines man arrested for child rape

Des Moines man arrested for child rape

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on March 21, 2013 at 6:02 PM

PULLMAN, Wash. -- Pullman Police arrested a 36-year-old man Wednesday in connection to the rape of a child.

On Sunday, police started investigating a reported sex offense. According to reports, a man engaged in a 2 week long internet conversation with a 15-year-old Pullman girl. The 36-year-old man traveled to Pullman where he met the girl and rented a motel room where alleged consensual sex acts took place.

The man then traveled back to the Seattle area.  Detectives were able to identify the suspect and go to his hometown of Des Moines, Washington on Wednesday to serve a warrant.

Electronic equipment was seized which will be forensically inspected.

Walter Weeks III was arrested for third degree rape of a child and was taken to the King County Jail.

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