LAUDERDALE CO., Tenn. - A Tennessee man was indicted in connection with a child rape investigation in Lake County.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced that Austin Brewer was indicted after a months-long investigation into the rape of a child.
According to TBI, Brewer, 20, is accused of sexually assaulting a “young female family member” at a home in Lake County.
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Investigators said the alleged sexual assault happened between the months of July and September 2017.
They did not specify how many times Brewer is accused of sexually assaulting the victim.
A grand jury indicted Brewer on two counts of rape of a child, one count of aggravated sexual battery under 13, and two counts of incest.
Brewer is being held at the Lake County Jail on a $75,000 bond.
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