23-year-old Coshocton County man charged with rape

Erik Dickerson (Coshocton County Sheriff's Office)

A 23-year-old man in Coshocton County has been charged with rape after an investigation into possible sexual abuse involving a juvenile.

According to the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office, they were contacted by the Coshocton County Job and Family Services on September 19 about the alleged assault.

Later in the day, detectives took Eric M. Dickerson into custody. He has been formally charged with one count of rape and additional charges are possible.

The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.