ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - A suspect from Elyria was hauled into custody Thursday and accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl.
Elyria Police said 20-year-old Timothy Minnich is charged with one count of rape.
Minnich told detectives that he knew the victim in his confession, according to police.
He is being held on a $1 million bond in Lorain County Jail.
Minnich’s preliminary hearing at Elyria Municipal Court is at 2 p.m. on Monday in Courtroom B.
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