50-year-old man in jail after being accused of raping 4-year-old

David P. Weber Jr., 50, was arrested for raping a 4-year-old (Courtesy: Hocking County Sheriff's Office)

A 50-year-old is in jail, accused of raping the young child of a friend.

The Hocking County Sheriff's Office says they were called early Monday morning about a sexual assault involving a 4-year-old. They responded the scene immediately, interviewed the victim and family, and gathered evidence.

Deputies say during an interview, David P. Weber Jr., of Rockbridge, admitted to sexually assaulting the child. Investigators say he was a friend of the victim's family.

Rockbridge was arrested and charged with rape and gross sexual imposition. He's in jail awaiting arraignment.

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