Delaware Man, 72, Charged With Sexual Assault

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) – Police in Delaware have charged a 72-year-old man with sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl.

Wilmington Police arrested Paul Compton and charged him with 10 counts of Rape 1st Degree, 5 counts of Rape 2nd Degree and 1 count each of Unlawful Sexual Contact 1st Degree and Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child.

Compton’s arrest was a result of an investigation that began on February 28th when police were notified of a possible sexual assault of an 8-year-old.

Compton is awaiting arraignment at J.P. Court #20.

  • grumpy

    I guess that they should stop worrying about seniors needing Viagra.

  • bottomline

    I guess, now some of you commenter’s have the proof you need to support your suppressed hate mantra – all men should rot in hell, even Santa Clause and the gays. Not finding fault either way, I’ve been advocating a total separation of the genders for years. If God wanted men and women to live together He would have made us in one package.

  • Maryann

    A 72 year old man! I am sure that this isn’t the first time he did this to someone. Its about time our country has decided to take this problem more seriously. May he rot!

  • kelly

    that is sickening. what is wrong with people in delaware. al kinds of child abuse and sexual abuse. they need to toughen sex offender and child abuse laws, and put these people away forever or put them to death.

  • Mike

    Because the Priests committed their sexual assault on boys.

    • Bmore2Philly

      No…unfortunately there are statute of limitations (expirations) in many of these cases, in addition to the fact that a few accused priest are elderly, very ill etc and prosecutors have chosen not to move forward with charges at this time.

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