Johnstown man faces child rape charges

Altoona police arrested a Johnstown man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl.

Ronald Dean Shultz Jr., 34, of Johnstown raped a 13-year-old girl on March 29 in the Juniata section of the city, police said.

Shultz was charged with rape and statutory sexual assault.

Police did not say if the victim was a known individual of Shultz.

Shultz was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Paula Aigner and jailed in Blair County Prison on $250,000 straight bail.

He also faces two counts of indecent sexual assault and one charge of corruption of minors.