Man accused of raping a child arrested in Chesapeake, awaiting extradition to Currituck Co.

Howard Bendigo

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A man accused of statutory rape in Currituck County was arrested in Chesapeake last week.

Howard Bendigo was taken into custody April 8 on charges of statutory rape of a child and sexual battery. He will be extradited back to Currituck County, according to the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.

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