Police Arrest Lawrence Man on Statutory Rape Charges

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A Lawrence man is facing child rape charges after his arrest by Haverhill police early Wednesday stemming from an investigation.

Leonardo Montanez, 34, of Lawrence, was arrested on warrant at 5:44 a.m., Wednesday, at 212 Crystal St. Under the warrant, he was charged with statutory rape of a child and unnatural act with a child. He was due to be arraigned on the charges in Haverhill District Court.

No further details were available by deadline.