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Middletown man sentenced to seven years in rape near Kings Island

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MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) -

A Middletown man accused of forcing a 13-year-old to engage in sexual conduct near Kings Island has pleaded guilty rape.

David Cross, 30, has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Authorities say the incident took place in July of 2016. Cross was 28 at the time.

According to authorities, he communicated with the victim on an app called Meow Chat, telling the victim he was 15. They said he arranged a meeting with the victim and forced the victim to engage in sexual conduct on a walkway in a wooded area between Kings Island and Great Wolf Lodge.

The sentence is to be served consecutive to a nine-year sentence Cross is currently serving for a conviction in Butler County.

Cross is registered as a tier three sex offender.

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