Whitley man charged with raping juvenile

A Whitley County man has been charged with raping a juvenile, state police said in a news release.

Steven Douglas Jr., 57, was arrested on a charge of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse, Kentucky State Police said.

The alleged assault happened June 30 at a home on Browns Creek in Whitley County, police said. The the arrest was announced Tuesday.

Police asked that anyone with information about the case contact trooper Raymond D. Foley or detective David Lassiter at (606) 878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.