William Millikin Jr. surrenders on rape charges involving young girl

Alleged assaults began when girl was 11, continued until she turned 17

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Published: Apr 30 2013 12:42:43 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 30 2013 06:31:26 PM EDT
William Millikin Jr.
READING, Pa. -

A Reading man has been arrested on charges he sexually assaulted a young girl multiple times over the last several years.

William Millikin Jr. surrendered Tuesday to detectives with the Berks County district attorney's office.

Millikin, 35, first assaulted the girl, then 11, in January 2008, said officials, adding that the assaults continued until the victim turned 17.

Detectives said they launched their investigation upon learning of the case on March 25.

Millikin was charged with rape, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault and indecent exposure.