Indiana man charged after woman saw him raping 8-year-old girl, authorities say

An Indiana man is facing a felony child molestation charge after authorities said he raped an 8-year-old girl.

According to the Times of Northwest Indiana, Donovan Wilson, 28, of Gary, was arrested Sunday after a woman told police that she had caught him raping her daughter when she went to check on the girl.

The victim's mother added that Wilson pretended to be drunk and pass out when she saw them, the newspaper reported.

A conviction on the child molestation charge could result in up to a 40-year prison sentence, according to the Times.

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