Sheriff: Guernsey County man charged with raping 3-year-old girl

Michael Smith (Guernsey County Sheriff's Office)

GUERNSEY COUNTY, Ohio — A man is facing charges after authorities say he raped a three-year-old girl.

According to the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office, 31-year-old Michael Smith of Cambridge was charged Friday with two counts of rape. He was also charged with kidnapping and pandering sexually-oriented matter Involving a minor.

The sheriff's office says the charges stem from an investigation after a complaint was filed by the young girl's mother.

The investigation is ongoing and the sheriff's office says there could be charges against others.