Springfield man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two underage victims

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield detectives arrested a man Tuesday afternoon after an investigation revealed he allegedly sexually assaulted two underage victims in the fall of 2020.

According to Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh, detectives arrested 35-year-old Christian Barbee at the intersection of Buckingham Place and Buckingham Street around 12:45 p.m.

Springfield Police detectives in the Special Victims Unit were issued an arrest warrant after a sexual assault investigation that revealed Barbee sexually assaulted two underage victims in the fall. He is currently out on bail for rape of a child with force and other similar charges.

If you have any information on this case please contact the Springfield Police Department’s Special Victims Unit at 413-787-6355.

Barbee is charged with the following:

  • Rape
  • Kidnapping
  • Witness intimidation
  • Indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over
  • Indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over

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