Central Florida man accused of raping 5-year-old girl

Harold Wright arrested on sex battery charges

Published On: Apr 04 2013 02:58:44 PM EDT
POINCIANA, Fla. -

A 48-year-old Poinciana man was arrested on suspicion of raping a 5-year-old girl several times.

Harold Wright was arrested on seven counts of domestic sexual battery with a victim under the age of 12.

According to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office, an investigation began on Tuesday after a 5-year-old girl told her mother that Wright had sex with her several times.

Wright was questioned by detectives and admitted to touching the girl inappropriately but denied the sex battery allegation, the Sheriff's Office said.

Wright was arrested and booked into the Osceola County Jail.