BARNSTABLE (WHDH) - Barnstable police arrested a man Monday in connection with the 2012 rape of a 13-year-old girl.
Police said John Dias, 23, of Centerville, sexually assaulted the girl in bathhouse at Hamblin’s Pond in Marstons Mills on July 1, 2012.
Dias was armed with a knife and told the victim that he would kill her if she tried to escape, police said.
After the incident, the victim and a witness provided investigators with a description of Dias.
Detectives took Dias into custody as he exited his his home Monday.
He faces many charges including, aggravated rape, assault with a dangerous weapon and indecent assault and battery.
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