Police: Clinton County Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Woman
CLINTON COUNTY, Ind.--A man has been arrested for sexually assaulting a woman at an event in Clinton County.
Police didn't say what the event was, but the Clinton County Sheriff's Office says they were contacted Sunday by the St. Elizabeth Hospital Emergency Room about a sexual assault that happened on County Road 0 N/S in Clinton County October 20.
The woman told police she was sexually assaulted while attending the event. Police say they found Richard Chan, 18, of New Jersey at his home in West Lafayette.
Investigators say they interviewed Chan and found enough evidence to arrest him. Chan has been preliminarily charged with rape, a level 3 felony.
The case is now being handled by the Clinton County Prosecutor's Office. That office will file formal charges.
(PHOTO: Clinton County Sheriff's Office)