Man indicted on child prostitution, sex charges

HAMILTON COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton County Grand Jury handed down an 11 count indictment on Tuesday, stating that a 29-year-old man either sexually assaulted or engaged in illegal sexual activity with at least eight juveniles between 11 and 16-years-old.

On January 5, the Forest Park Police received reports that a female juvenile may have been sexually assaulted by an adult male acquaintance, identified as Christopher Charles, 29.

Following an investigation, officers say they discovered at least seven additional female victims. Officers say that the incidences happened from January 2011 through September of 2013.

The indictments against Charles include seven counts of compelling prostitution, two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of rape.

The Forest Park Police Department is requesting additional assistance from the public. Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Forest Park Police Department at 513-595-5223 or Crime Stoppers at 888-352-3040.

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