PORTAGE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - An 18-year-old homeless man is behind bars this hour, accused of raping a 12-year-old girl.
The sexual assault happened in Portage County over the weekend.
The victim is a resident of North Carolina and was in the area to visit relatives. During a family gathering, she came in contact with Anthony L. Broyles, who was also at the gathering.
Sometime during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 18th, the girl was sexually assaulted by Broyles. Once family members became aware of this incident, the Sheriff's Office was notified.
Broyles is currently being held without bond at the Portage County Justice Center.