News Daniel Nieto arrested in rape of girl, 7, on Staten Island, NYPD says Daniel Nieto has been arrested in the rape of a girl, 7, on Staten Island, police said. Photo Credit: Courtesy of NYPD By CAROLINE LINTON August 19, 2015 8:56 AM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email A man was arrested Tuesday night, accused in the rape of a seven-year-old girl on Staten Island, the NYPD said. Daniel Nieto was arrested in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Charges are pending. The NYPD said Nieto entered the girl's home on Thursday through a back door and allegedly sexually assaulted the girl in her bedroom before fleeing. recommended reading Major crime in NYC by borough Nieto was arrested on Thursday on trespassing charges and was released since the girl did not come forward about the alleged assault until later. He will not be arraigned until at least next Wednesday, officials said. By CAROLINE LINTON Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.