NEW CASTLE - A Florida man is behind bars in western Pennsylvania charged with raping a teenage girl he met on Facebook.
Police on Monday charged 25-year-old Tyane Vincent Steward with raping the 16-year-old girl at a motel in Lawrence County, about 40 miles north of Pittsburgh. Authorities say the girl was able to escape from the room and call her family, who called police.
Investigators say Steward, of Altamonte Springs, Fla., and the girl met on Facebook earlier this summer and arranged the meeting.
Police say Steward told investigators the girl was the aggressor.
Steward is being held on $75,000 bail on charges including rape and sexual assault. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney.