Man who intervened sexual assault arrested

Man who intervened sexual assault arrested
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EASTLAKE, OH (WOIO) - Social media is what sparked attention on a sexual assault that turned to felony assault.

An Eastlake Police Report stated Richard Adams, 20, assaulted a 17-year-old after walking in on the teen molesting a 5-year-old.

Adams was arrested for felony assault while the 17-year old was charged with rape.

Adams posted a video on Facebook, showing the battered 17-year-old after Adams allegedly assaulted the minor.

This is an ongoing investigation with no more information being released at this time.

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