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Hunlock Creek man charged with child rape

Police say John Martin molested two girls for a number of years.

HUNLOCK CREEK, Pa. — A man from Luzerne County is locked up on rape and related charges.

Police say John Martin, 44, of Hunlock Creek, raped and abused two girls for a number of years.

Martin is charged with rape, rape of a child, aggravated assault, and related charges.

Police say the rapes and assaults happened when the girls were 6 or 7 and lasted for several years.