Man, 50, arrested for alleged rape of girl, 17

Michael J. Elliott (Photo courtesy of the Warsaw Police Department)

WARSAW, Ind. (WANE) – Police arrested a 50-year-old man on Tuesday after he allegedly raped a family friend at her Warsaw home.

According to the Warsaw Police Department, on April 6, Michael J. Elliott, of Winona Lake, forced sexual acts with the 17-year-old victim.

Police were notified after the victim went to Kosciusko Community Hospital the day of the alleged rape.

Police served warrants for rape, a class B felony, and sexual battery, a class D felony, against Elliott on Tuesday. He was taken to the Kosciusko County Jail and his bond was set at $50,000.

Warsaw Police were assisted by the Winona Lake Police Department and the Kosciusko County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

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