For Immediate Release
Rape Suspect Arrested
On January 30, 2009 the Springfield Police were called to the 1300 block of E. Pythian to investigate the rape of a 9 year-old child. The suspect, Robert Langford, 27 years of age, was a family friend residing in the residence. He departed the residence prior to police arriving.
Today at 1:00 p.m., Langford was seen by a Springfield Police officer in the 600 block of west Walnut and taken into custody without incident. He was arrested on Greene County warrants for Forcible Rape, and 3 counts of Sodomy. He is being held on a $500,000 bond.
SPD Case Number: 09-4447
Media Contact: Watch Commander, phone: 864-1810; Release authorized by: Lt. Kirk Manlove