Local man arrested, charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor

Howard Rinehart, Jr. is charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Columbus police and SWAT officers responded to a house in the 400 block of Wrexham Avenue just before 9 a.m. Sunday, and arrested 37-year-old Howard Rinehart, Jr.

SWAT Wrexham Ave.Court documents show Rinehart is charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor female who is less than 16 years old.

Rinehart is scheduled for a hearing in the Franklin County Municipal Court Wednesday December 9 at 9 a.m.

Court documents show Rinehart bonded out of the Franklin County Jail on Wednesday December 2.

NBC4 will provide updates when more information is learned.

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