CLEVES, Ohio -- Investigators are asking the community's help to find a man accused of violently raping and abusing a 14-year-old girl in Cleves.
Detective Mark Bohan says 43-year-old Tony Clay forced the teen to have sexual intercourse with him after strangling her, punching her in the back and slamming her into the ground.
The incident happened on Dec. 19 at a home in the 4600 block of East Miami River Road.
The victim told police Clay said he was going to kill her while he fled the residence.
Police describe the suspect as a black male, 6 feet 6 inches tall, 300 pounds with numerous tattoos on his face.
Clay is known to carry knives and was previously charged with assaulting an officer, according to officials.
If you have any information on the suspect's whereabouts, contact Detective Mark Bohan at (513) 851-6000 or CrimeStoppers at (513) 352-3040.