Man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 06 2012 05:56 PM | Updated as of Nov 07 2012 01:56 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Bataan Police are now hunting down a 28-year-old resident of Balsic, Hermosa, after he was accused of raping a 14-year-old girl.

The suspect, Mark Lester Regino alias “Mac-mac”, is also linked to other molestation cases in the province.

Police are also investigating if Regino acted alone or with a group.

Dinalupihan police chief Supt. Alfred dela Roca said the alleged rape victim is a 3rd year high school student of Balsic High School.

She was found by residents wounded and in shock near a vacant lot in Barangay Daang Bago.

Authorities said she remains confined at a hospital and could not speak due to shock. -- Report from Rod Izon, dzMM