KENNEWICK, WA - Kennewick Police have arrested a 32-year-old man for allegedly raping an elementary school-aged girl he knew.
KPD says on Tuesday, Jan. 14, Child Protective Services reported a child rape allegation to the Kennewick Police Department. Detectives immediately contacted the CPS caseworker and the alleged elementary school-aged victim to begin the investigation.
Based on the investigation, detectives developed probable cause to arrest 32-year-old Keven Leopard, who knows the alleged victim, KPD says.
Leopard was booked into Benton County Jail for first degree rape of a child.
Kennewick Police say on Wednesday afternoon, detectives conducted a search warrant in the 1100 block of S. Irby St. in relation to the case.