Man, 28, charged with child rape in Bucks County

Police have charged a man with the rape of a child in Bucks County.

Scott Melvin Galant, 28, is charged with six felonies, including child rape, indecent assault of a child less than 13 years old, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, two counts of aggravated indecent assault of a child and unlawful contact with a minor, according to court documents.

The Falls Township Police Department said Galant was charged following a lengthy investigation that unveiled "multiple crimes against a minor child."

Further details about the alleged assaults were not made available.

Galant is currently being held at Bucks County jail while he awaits a preliminary hearing slated for Feb. 5.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to contact police at 215-945-3100 or the department's anonymous tip line at 215-949-9120.