The Licking County Sheriff's Office investigated the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl.
The Licking County Sheriff's Office said that Friday May 2, their department learned of the multiple sexual assaults on the girl by a 14-year-old male. Authorities said the victim, from Utica, was interviewed by detectives and Children's Services at the Licking County Child Advocate Center.
Detectives said the victim disclosed multiple counts of forced sexual abuse over the period of several years.
After the interview, detectives spoke with the suspect who admitted to the assaults. He was arrested on a rape charge and remanded to juvenile detention.
Additional charges may be considered by the Licking County Juvenile Prosecutor's Office at a later date.