SIOUX FALLS, S.D (KELO AM) - A Sioux Falls man is accused of raping his 17-year-old niece.
Officer Sam Clemens says 37-year-old Andrew Paul Stewart is charged with second-degree rape and aggravated incest.
Clemens says the girl was home alone and sleeping Friday morning in the North Lewis Avenue apartment she shares with her sister. Clemens says the victim was awakened by a person on top of her and he forced himself onto her. She told investigators he had been drinking and added that he can be somewhat violent when he's drinking.
Clemens says Stewart was arrested without incident at his apartment on North French Avenue.He’s also charged with burglary but Clemens couldn’t say how he got in the victim’s apartment.