Jacobsburg man arrested for alleged rape of victim under 12

Crimes and Courts

A Jacobsburg man is charged with first degree rape after police say he allegedly raped a victim under the age of 12. 

According to Sheriff David Lucas, detectives began investigating Thomas K. Sawyer, 33, earlier this week after receiving a complaint from the Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services. Sawyer was arrested on Friday at around noon.

Police also say that Belmont County Prosecutor’s Office is currently reviewing this case, and additional charges may be filed.

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