BOWLING GREEN (WTOL) - Two people are facing charges for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl.
A Wood County grand jury has indicted 28-year-old _____ and 26-year-old _____ for sexual offenses. The two are charged with two counts of rape and gross sexual imposition with a specification because of the age of the victim.
"Now I've got to keep an eye on my daughter more now. I know it's a 4-year-old child, but you never know. It can be any age," neighbor Brenda Sanchez told us.
- Already assuming they are guilty, remember, they have not been to court yet! They might be guilty, but wait until they have their day in court before you jump to conclusions!
She lives a couple houses away with a teenage daughter. They live in an apartment complex in Bowling Green. It's the same complex where many little kids play everyday.
"I'm scared because, you know, these kids, a lot of them just run around with out the parents around," a neighbor told us.
As for _____, this isn't' the first time for an indictment like this. He was also indicted in January for a similar gross sexual imposition count involving the same 4-year-old victim.
The Harles live in the Bowling Green apartment and are accused of touching and having sexual contact with the child between May and November of 2008. "Sex crimes is happening all the time, and these poor little children just don't know what to stay away from and what not to," the concerned neighbor said.
The two will be arraigned in the Wood County Common Pleas Court on July 13. We'll be there to bring you the very latest.
If found guilty, they both face life in prison.
"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin (Bill Of Rights)