North Vernon man accused of sexual contact with minor

Raymone Clarke. Photo courtesy of North Vernon Police Department.

A North Vernon man is facing charges over his relationship with a 14 year old girl.

20-year-old Raymond Clarke is facing prelminary charges of sexual contact with a minor and contributihng to the delinquency of a minor. That’s after an investigation last week.

North Vernon police say that they were called by the 14-year-old girls parents Thursday who were concerned about the relationship. Police served a search warrant at the suspect’s house in the 200 block of High Street Friday. They found items related to the investigation as well as a 14-year-old who had been reported as a runaway earlier in the day.