Man charged with raping 7-year-old girl

Phillip Gray (Source: Butler County Jail)
Phillip Gray (Source: Butler County Jail)

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A St. Clair Township man has been charged with raping a 7-year-old girl.

Phillip Gray, 56, is facing four counts of rape.

Police say investigators were made aware of Gray when neighbors reported young kids around his residence and him inviting young children to church functions.

Butler County Investigators and Children Services were able to develop additional information that led them to a 7-year-old victim. A search warrant was executed at Gray's residence and he was taken into custody.

Additional information was obtained that may link Gray to similar offenses in Montgomery County dating as far back as 1992. The Butler County Sheriff's Office is working with Dayton Police.

Gray is being held at the Butler County Jail.

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