EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSScioto County Teen Charged With Rape Of Child
from Eyewitness News Online
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 3, 2013 11:53 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 4, 2013 9:40 AM EDT
Friendship , Scioto County , Ohio
The Scioto County Sheriff’s Department said a teenager has been charged with the rape of a 5-year old girl.
Deputies said they got a call around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday from a woman in the Friendship area that her child had been sexually assaulted, according to a news release from the department. Deputies went to the home and spoke with the victim’s mother and witnesses. The victim was taken to the Southern Ohio Medical Center for treatment and then to another hospital that specializes caring for sexual assault victims.
The teen suspect was located in the Friendship area, deputies said. The suspect and his mother were questioned at the sheriff’s office. The juvenile was charged with first-degree rape and was taken to juvenile court for a hearing.
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