Newburgh man accused of raping 8-year-old girl

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Newburgh police say they arrested Habigail Galvez, 33, yesterday for the alleged rape of an 8-year-old girl.

The victim is a blood relative to Galvez, and police have reason to believe that the sexual assaults may have been ongoing, possibly for as long as two years

Galvez was charged with rape in the first degree and predatory sexual assault against a child, both felonies.

Galvez was arraigned in the City of Newburgh Court and remanded to Orange County Jail without bail.

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