Fairfax County juvenile detention officer accused of rape, sex offenses against minor he knew

( Loudoun County Sheriff's Office )

A Fairfax County juvenile detention officer has been charged in Loudoun County with sex offenses against a minor he allegedly knew.

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested 60-year-old Clifton Townsend Jr. of Leesburg on Monday.

Investigators say Townsend had sexual contact with a juvenile who is not associated with his work at the Fairfax County juvenile detention center.

Townsend is facing several charges, including rape and sodomy.