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Ledyard Man Charged With Rape

Johan Batista, 27, of 829 Shewville Road was charged Friday with first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a child.

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A 27-year-old Ledyard man was charged Friday with rape.

On Friday, police arrested Johan Batista, 27, of 829 Shewville Road, Ledyard, with first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor in connection to an incident in Deep River, according to state police. He was held on $200,000 bond at Hartford Correctional Center, according to police.

Batista's first court appearance was this morning. No further information was released.

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