Janesville man accused of having sex with 12-year-old girl

CREATED May 30, 2014

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JANESVILLE -- Police said a 19-year-old Janesville man was charged with sexual assault of a child after a runaway was located in his home.

The Janesville Police Department said officers went to Richard Rucks home on Ridge Creek Drive Wednesday at the request of Milwaukee police to look for a 12-year-old runaway.

The girl was found with Rucks at the home. She told police she had met Rucks over an internet dating site.

Police said while Rucks and the runaway were together they engaged in sexual intercourse numerous times. 

Rucks is being held at the Rock County Jail. The girl was turned over to family members.