A local man has been charged with rape and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child.  On July 16th, Mifflin County Regional Police received a report of suspected child abuse from Mifflin County Children and Youth Services.  An investigation revealed inappropriate contact between 63-year-old Douglas Stringfellow of Burnham and a female juvenile.  Stringfellow was located at Poe Valley State Park in Centre County on July 29th.  He was taken into custody without incident, and placed in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility on $2-million bail. Stringfellow was charged on numerous counts which also included Statutory Sexual Assault and Corruption of Minors. 

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