Man arrested for alleged sex crime with Spencerville teen

July 12, 2013

CELINA - Celina police arrested a 40-year-old Dayton man, charging him with sexual misconduct with a minor.

Farooq A. Shah was charged with the felony and is being held in the Mercer County jail on $300,000 bond. The arrest follows a recent investigation by the Celina Police Department following a report from a hospital that a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and seeking treatment, police reported Friday.

Shaw got in touch with the girl through social media and began communicating. Shaw drove to Spencerville to pick up the girl. He drove her to Celina, where he took her to a motel and allegedly sexually assaulted her, police reported.

The investigation is ongoing, police reported.