Kokomo man faces rape charge

An investigation by Indiana State Police led to the arrest of a 50-year-old Kokomo man.

Posted: Aug 23, 2019 1:09 PM

KOKOMO, Ind. (WFFT) – An investigation by Indiana State Police led to the arrest of 50-year-old Brian James Wagner of Kokomo, Indiana.

Wagner was served a Howard Circuit Court arrest warrant alleging a felony charge of rape.

The warrant was served by correction officers at the Tipton County Jail, where Wagner was being held on unrelated drug charges.

Investigators say on July 25, an investigation was started after an 18-year-old Cass County woman reported that Wagner had allegedly raped her.

The attack reportedly happened earlier in the day at a home in Kokomo.

Officers say on July 25 Wagner allegedly committed sexual acts, to the teen, against her will.

The alleged rape purportedly occurred at his house in Kokomo.

Police say Wagner and the 18-year-old did know each other.

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