Teen charged for raping 7-year-old appears in court

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A 14-year-old boy accused of raping a 7-year-old boy appeared in court Wednesday.

The teen is facing one count of rape after he was arrested Friday morning in Fairfield Township.

Butler County Juvenile Court Judge Ronald Craft ordered a competency evaluation for the suspect. The teen will also be released from juvenile detention and be on house arrest pending a court order.

The relationship between the two boys is unknown.

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