An Ohio man has been charged with rape after authorities allege an accomplice lured an Indiana teen girl using the social media app Kik, PEOPLE confirms.
The 14-year-old was reported missing last Friday and located four days later in a suburban Cincinnati apartment through an FBI “social media investigation,” Detective Ken Mullis of the Union Township police tells PEOPLE.
Eric Ho, 25, has been charged with one count of rape and 27-year-old Bryan Otero has been charged with one count of complicity to rape, a Clermont Sheriff’s Office spokesperson confirms.
A third man, Ian Smith Buti, 20, was taken into federal custody in Derby, Kansas, on federal child pornography charges. Authorities allege he met the teen on the mobile app Kik, ABC7 reports.
Last Thursday night, Buti allegedly picked the teen up from her rural Indiana home and drove her to the suburban Cincinnati apartment complex, where she was allegedly found with Otero and Ho, Mullis says.
Buti then allegedly drove to Kansas, where he was located and arrested by the FBI.
Mullis tells PEOPLE that when authorities raided the apartment, the girl, who was in the bedroom with Ho, “appeared scared and confused.” She was taken to a local hospital for evaluation and returned to her parents in Lake County, Indiana.
It is unclear at this time whether the three men have attorneys. Federal human trafficking charges are also possible, Mullis says.