Delaware State Police said Monday evening that a state resident, wanted for the repeated rape of an 11-year-old girl, may now be living somewhere in New Jersey.

Joseph R. Genitempo of Felton, Delaware, is being sought after the underage girl reported to her mother that the 34-year-old sexually molested her over a year and a half timeframe, beginning in August 2014, police said.

Police did not disclose where in New Jersey they believed Genitempo might be, or the nature of his relationship to the minor.

Authorities say anyone with information on Genitempo's whereabouts should contact Delaware State Police Detective W. Miller at 302-698-8435 or Delaware Crime Stoppers, 1-800-TIP-3333 and

Anonymous tips can also be sent to the number 274637 (CRIMES), with the keyword DSP.

Patrick Lavery produces "New Jersey's First News" and is New Jersey 101.5's morning drive breaking news reporter. Follow him on Twitter @plavery1015 or email