CHESTER, S.C. A tip led authorities from multiple agencies to a home in Chester, where they arrested a man suspected of raping a local girl.
The incident happened Nov. 2.
Law enforcement acted on the tip and found John Henry Lowery II at his mother s home on Pinckney Street in Chester on Thursday. Police say he hid in the attic, where he was arrested without incident.
The 12-year-old victim told police John Henry Lowery II woke her as she slept, and then raped her, according to the police department.
Lowery was already a registered sex offender in Chester County.
Anyone with more information should call police at 803-899-1659.