Accused child rapist to appear in court

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. -- A 22-year old Pasco man is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow for allegedly raping an 11-year old girl.

According to court documents, Adrian Ray Lopez forced the girl to perform sex acts on him back in 2011.

The girl came forward in August.

She told police she didn't say anything previously because she feared
Lopez would hurt her.

He's charged with first degree rape of a child.