NEWBURYPORT, MA (24/7 News Source) -- A 42-year-old Newburyport man is being held without bail following his arraignment Monday on child rape charges.
Bert Reed, who is accused of enticing a male teenager over the Internet to have sex, faces multiple charges in addition to rape.
The victim's parents notified the police about the rape earlier this month, which reportedly happened last year.
Reed, a former member of the Newburyport City Council, was arrested Friday night.
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