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Christopher Schuch accused of raping 14-year-old

Published On: Oct 21 2013 01:13:03 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 21 2013 01:35:17 PM EDT
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Police have charged an 18-year-old Hellertown man with raping a 14-year-old girl earlier this month.

According to police documents, 18-year-old Christopher Aryn Schuch met the girl on a social media application and the two began communicating through text messages.

On Oct. 7 police said Schuch took a bus to the victim's home in Bethlehem and convinced her to take the bus back to his house in Hellertown.


The girl told police they were talking in a wooded area near the Wendy's restaurant  at 1160 Hellertown Road when he pinned her to the ground and raped her.

Schuch told police he knew the girl was 14, but 'was okay with it.'  He also told police he had a rape fantasy.

He faces charges of involuntary  deviate sexual intercourse, corruption of minors, indecent assault and statutory sexual assault.

Schuch is in the Northampton County Prison under $100,000 bail.