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Robert Raeder Jr. arrested for rape of two young girls

Published On: Dec 20 2012 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 21 2012 06:29:36 AM EST

A Schuylkill County man has been arrested for the alleged rape of 2 young children back in 2001.

TAMAQUA -

A Schuylkill County man has been arrested for the alleged rape of two young children back in 2001.

Robert Raeder Jr., 44, of Tamaqua has been accused of sexually abusing two girls who were four and five years old at the time of the crime.

Officials say they were able to charge Raeder after an extensive investigation.

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He's facing a long list of charges which include rape of a child, aggravated indecent assault and child pornography.

He's currently being held on $100,000 bail.

No preliminary hearing date has been set.