UPDATED: Wellesley Police Issue BOLO for Man in Connection with Child Rape

A man driving a Red Toyota Corolla is believed connected to a child rape.


Police are on the lookout for a suspected rapist, who may be armed and dangerous.

According to reports on Twitter, police are on the lookout for a red 1999 Toyota Corrolla with the registration 866-RL3. According to those reports, a Hispanic man in the car is wanted for questioning about the aggravated rape of a child.

The man is known to the family, he is not a stranger. Police are not sure whether he is aware that he is being sought, according to the Boston Herald

Contact the Wellesley Police Department if you have any information, at (781) 235-1212.

[Update 11:36 p.m.] The Wellesley Police Department has issued a press release regarding the case. Below is the full press release.

The Wellesley Police Department is attempting to locate a 54-year old male party, Mariano Pereyra for questioning in an aggravated rape of a child investigation. This is believed to have occurred over a period of time and the victim was known to Mariano Pereyra. Mr. Pereyra is pictured below and is described as being 5’8’, 210 pounds, with brown eyes and hair. Investigators from the Wellesley Police Department are in the process of obtaining an arrest warrant for Mariano Pereyra. He currently has ties to Boston, Watertown and Wellesley. He is believed to be operating Massachusetts Registration 866-RL3 – a 1999 Toyota Corolla, 4 door sedan, red in color. A photo of a similar vehicle of the same make and model is depicted below.

The Wellesley Police Department is requesting that if anyone has any information about Mariano Pereyra’s whereabouts to contact us immediately at 781-235-1212. 

There are no further details available for release at this time due to the sensitive nature of this case involving a child.


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