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East Longmeadow Man Charged with Child Rape

ArrestEAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) — An East Longmeadow man is behind bars, charged with raping a child.

24-year-old Matthew Tannen was arrested Wednesday morning at his home on Cooley Ave., according to East Longmeadow Police Sgt. Patrick Manley.

Tannen has been charged with statutory rape of a child and indecent assault and battery on a child under 14.

Sgt. Manley says the alleged rape occurred in February. East Longmeadow Police were notified of the incident on Monday and filed charges against Tannen two days later.

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