A Fall River man was ordered held on $5,000 bail after his arrest on several charges, including child rape.
Massachusetts State Police’s Violent Fugitive Apprehension (VFAS) unit arrested Thomas Buchanan, 26, last week on Macomber St. in Berkley.
Police charged him with aggravated statutory rape of a child; rape of a child with force; indecent assault and battery on a child under 14; and procuring liquor to person under 21.
The arrest was the result of an investigation by Swansea Police Department’s abuse unit.
Police said Berkley and Fall River police assisted in the arrest.