According to a press release issued by the department Tuesday, police received information regarding the inappropriate relationship between Mr. Zhingri-Deleg and the girl, resulting in Mr. Zhingri-Deleg’s arrest on Monday. Mr. Zhingri-Deleg has been charged with one count of rape in the second degree under the statutory rape provision for anyone over the age of 18 who engages in sexual intercourse with someone under the age of 15. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a minor.
Mr. Shingri-Deleg is expected to be arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Tuesday.
Detectives are asking anyone with information that may assist with the investigation contact East Hampton Town Police at 537-7575. All calls will be kept confidential.