Indiana County man accused of raping 9-year-old
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
A 47-year-old Indiana County man was jailed Monday on $75,000 bond following his arrest on charges of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl over a six-month period.
Rickey E. Grubbs, 47, of 414 Indiana Road, Creekside, was arrested by state police in Indiana on charges of rape, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and corruption of minors.
Police allege the girl was assaulted on three occasions when she went to Grubbs' apartment and he allegedly showed her pornographic movies and subsequently assault her.
Grubbs was arraigned before Clymer District Judge George Thachik and jailed after failing to post $75,000 bond pending a preliminary hearing April 2.
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