Tipp man charged with rape


Bond set at $700,000

Staff Reports



PIQUA — A Tipp City man was arraigned in Miami County Municipal Court on Wednesday on one count of first degree rape and three counts of third degree felony gross sexual imposition.

Sean Pratt, 35, of Tipp City, was arrested by Miami County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday afternoon. The female victim is under 12 years of age.

Miami County Children’s Service also assisted in the case. The victim was known to the defendant.

According to reports, Pratt admitted to the reports of sexual assault and abuse and was then incarcerated.

Pratt’s bond was set at $700,000 for all charges. A preliminary hearing was set for 1 p.m. Aug. 15 with Judge Elizabeth Gutmann presiding.

He remains in the Miami County Jail.

Additional charges will be presented to the Miami County Prosecuting Attorney for consideration. Anyone having information is asked to contact Det. Todd Cooper at 937-440-3965 EXT. 6632. Anonymous tips can be left on the Sheriff’s Office website, www.miamicountysheriff.org.

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Bond set at $700,000

Staff Reports