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Probation officer catches NC man raping 6-year-old girl

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PITT COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities say a probation officer caught a Pitt County man raping a 6-year-old on Sunday, WITN reported.

Martin Vasquez, 47, is charged with rape of a child and indecent liberties with a child.

Authorities said the probation officer was at a home Sunday trying to locate Vazquez’s son, who is on probation. After knocking on the home’s door, the officer went to a shed where he found Vasquez and the victim.

Vasquez is in jail under a $1 million bond.