Police say Paragould man raped girl for eight years

Police say Paragould man raped girl for eight years

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Police say a Paragould man on the sex offender registry raped a young girl.

Paragould police filed an affidavit to arrest Thurel C. George, 61, for raping a young girl for eight years.

According to the affidavit, the victim said George raped her from the age of 10 to 18.

George gave a self-incriminating statement to police during an interview.

A judge gave George a bond of $50,000 and he is to not have contact with the victim.

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