Long Island man arrested, charged with raping 2 teenage girls

PATCHOGUE, Long Island (WABC) -- Police arrested a man from Long Island charged with raping two teenage girls.

Suffolk County officials arrested Brendan Sullivan on Thursday in a parking lot on Medford Avenue in Patchogue around 3 p.m.

They say Sullivan had sexual contact with two 13-year-old girls on separate occasions in March and August.

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The incident took place back in August.

According to police, he used Snapchat to meet his victims.

Sullivan was arrested in May on charges related to child pornography.

A follow-up investigation of that case made by detectives revealed Sullivan had inappropriate contact with the two female victims.

Sullivan was charged with two counts of second-degree rape and three counts of child endangerment.

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He is being held overnight and is scheduled to be arraigned in court on Friday.

The investigation is ongoing.

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