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Manatee man, 20, charged with raping girl at mom's daycare

MANATEE - A 20-year-old man has been arrested on charges he raped a child who was attending his mother's day care center, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

There may be two other victims, the sheriff's office said in a news release, but they have not been located.

The victim told investigators that Andrew Rae IV assaulted her in 1999-2004, when she was 5 to 9 years old. The girl is now 14, according to the sheriff's office.

Rae was arrested and transferred to juvenile detention because of his age at the time of the alleged incidents.

Anyone with information about the case can call the sheriff's office at (941) 747-3011, ext. 1925, or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

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