JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 man could face 40 years to life in prison if he is convicted on charges of raping a 5-year-old.
According to the Jonesboro Police Department, John Richardson is charged with felony rape after police say he raped a 5-year-old Thursday at a home on Caraway.
During the investigation, Richardson first denied raping the child, but later admitted in full detail how he raped the 5-year-old.
Police say his admission, matched the description the victim gave.
Richardson is being held on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to be back in court on November 29.