East Price Hill man accused of raping teen appears in court

Man charged with pulling a teen into the woods and raping her (WKRC)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A man suspected of sexual assault is due in court this morning. Le'Arias Williams, 19, is charged with abduction and rape.

The alleged attack happened in the area of Baltimore Avenue near Montana Avenue in East Westwood. Police say Williams forced the teenage victim into a wooded area and assaulted her on Saturday afternoon.

Police put out surveillance photos from a convenience store in attempt to identify him.

Through his attorney, Williams denied the allegations. A judge ordered him held on $150,000 bond.

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