Ridgway, PA – Ridgway Police have arrested 26-year-old Michael Chittester of Ridgway this week for the alleged rape of a 10-year-old girl and molestation of a 5-year-old girl. It was discovered that this alleged behavior had been on-going for about four years. Chittester is facing 200 counts of rape, 200 counts of aggravated indecent assault, 200 counts of indecent exposure, and one count of corruption of minors. Chittester’s bail has been set at $50,000 cash. He remains in the Elk County Prison as the investigation continues.


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