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11:17 am
Wed September 8, 2010

Pawtucket firefighter charged with rape

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Pawtucket firefighter has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. Pawtucket police Major Arthur Martins says the matter came to their attention Monday when the teenage girl filed a complaint.

She said the sexual abuse had happened several times over a period of years. The firefighter, 38 year old Cody Reed, was arrested on charges of first and second degree sexual assault.

Police say more charges may follow as the investigation progresses. The Pawtucket Fire Department did not return a call inquiring about Reed's status.