Bond set at $20,000 for man accused of raping girl in Hilltop neighborhood

Amoneaux Dalton (Columbus Police)
Amoneaux Dalton (Columbus Police)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A Columbus man accused of raping a young girl had his bond set at $20,000 this morning.

Columbus police say 20-year-old Amoneaux Dalton raped a girl under the age of 15 on May 26 in the hilltop.

Police took to Facebook last week to ask for information leading to Dalton’s arrest. He was arrested Monday.

In addition to a $20,000 bond, Dalton was ordered to stay away from the victim and all minors.

Investigators say evidence connects Dalton to the rape, but could not go into further detail, citing the young age of the victim. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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