February 13, 2013-A Wattsburg man is now behind bars charged with the rape of a child.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, 67 year old Richard Leroy Straub was taken into custody and charged in the rape of a six year old child.
Straub was arraigned before District Judge Susan Strohmeyer.
He faces several charges including rape, corruption of minors, and endangering the welfare of children .
Straub is currently in the Erie County Prison in lieu of one hundred thousand dollars bond.