Mass. Man Held in Rape of 2-Year-Old

Was supposed to be babysitting girlfriend's toddler
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2009 1:28 PM CDT
Christopher C. Mundell.   (Athol Police Department)
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(Newser) – Massachusetts police have charged a 22-year-old man with raping his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, setting fire to her blanket, violently resisting arrest, marijuana possession, and a litany of other charges, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette reports. Christopher C. Mundell was supposed to be babysitting the toddler, and was highly intoxicated upon arrest.

Police arrived at the scene early this morning to find the mother outside with the child, who had a large cut on her leg; a local hospital later determined the toddler had been raped. Mundell emerged from the house bloodied, and police arrested him when they saw a knife hidden in his shoe. Later, at the station, he got into an altercation with cops and “said he was going to find a gun and kill them all,” the police chief said.