Springfield Township police have arrested a 48-year-old man on a charge he raped a child.
Keith Onie Morris, 48, of 905½ Shadybrook Drive, is charged with one count of rape involving a child under the age of 13, the police department said in a news release.
Police said the child’s parents contacted them after suspecting signs of physical sexual abuse. Morris is a friend of the child’s family, police said.
Morris was arraigned in Akron Municipal Court on March 8 and then was booked into the Summit County Jail, where he is being held on $1 million bond.
Detectives are investigating whether there are other victims and ask people to call Springfield Township Police at 330-784-1609 if they have pertinent information to share.