Man arrested for rape because of Snapchat video

A 77-year-old Ohio man was arrested for raping a 20-year-old woman after videos of the attack were posted on Snapchat.

James Allen was charged with one count of rape after investigators viewed the social media clip, Ottawa County Prosecutor James VanEerten said.

The man was arrested police recieved phone calls from around the country about the attack.

VanEerten said it was not clear whether the woman live streamed the assault or posted video of it afterward.

The prosecutor said it was unclear why she took the footage.

The woman was evaluated at a nearby hospital.

Allen was being held at the Ottawa County Jail on first-degree rape charges. He has not entered a plea and it was unclear if he had a lawyer.

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