Police Charge STX Man with Raping 11-Year-Old

Verrol Harrington (VIPD photo)
Verrol Harrington (VIPD photo)

A 73-year-old St. Croix man was arrested Monday and charged with raping an 11-year-old minor, the V.I. Police Department reported in a news release issued Wednesday morning.

On Monday members of the VIPD’s Domestic Violence Unit arrested Verrol Harrington, 73, for raping an 11-year-old minor in June. Harrington was charged with first-degree rape, first-degree aggravated rape and first-degree unlawful sexual contact.

The police report contained no information on the crime itself.

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No bail was set as per the domestic violence law. Harrington was remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Correction pending his advice of rights hearing.

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