A 19-year-old woman raped a 9-year-old boy while she was babysitting him, Berks County detectives said in a news release.
Detectives arrested Jalissa Destinee Baez, of 329 Miller St., Reading, at her mother’s house in the same block Thursday, Feb. 21.
They charged Baez with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, indecent assault, endangering the welfare of children, corruption of minors and indecent exposure.
According to the news release:
Baez sexually abused the boy several times from March to June 2012 in her boyfriend’s home in the 200 block of Pear Street in Reading.
A report from Reading police in August 2012 prompted the investigation.
The Children Alliance Center and Berks Children and Youth Services assisted detectives in the investigation.