• Man accused of raping 14-year-old girl at gunpoint


    AVALON, Pa. - An Avalon man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint last week was arrested Wednesday.

    According to police, the alleged assault happened outside the Avalon Elementary School.

    Investigators said the girl met 18-year-old Dhaque Jones at the school to sell him an iPod, a wallet and a camera.

    Police said instead of purchasing the items, Jones raped the girl. He remains jailed on $500,000 bond.

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