Area Man Arrested in Indiana Co. for Allegedly Raping Woman He Met on Tinder

handcuff-300x225INDIANA CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Polk man is facing rape and related charges stemming from an alleged incident that occurred around 12:20 a.m. on May 6, in White Township, Indiana County.

According to court documents, Indiana-based State Police filed criminal charges against 21-year-old Kaleb Joshua Glenn, of Polk, Pa.

According to PSP Indiana, the 20-year-old female victim and Kaleb Glenn met online via a dating website called Tinder.

They arranged an in-person meeting at a home on Maple Street, in White Township.

“The victim told police that the two engaged in ‘light physical contact;’ but when she refused sexual intercourse, he raped her,” police say.

Glenn was arraigned at 8:45 a.m. on May 6 in front of Magisterial District Judge George M. Thachik on the following charges:

– Rape Forcible Compulsion, Felony 1
– Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 2
– Harassment – Subject Other to Physical Contact, Summary

Unable to post $25,000.00 monetary bail, he was lodged in the Indiana County Jail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on May 17 with Judge Thachik presiding.


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