A Fayetteville man in behind bars, accused of raping a three-year-old girl.
According to a probable cause report, officers responded for a sexual assault report involving a three-year-old girl. Investigators said the victim told them 23-year-old Samuel Allen sexually assaulted her.
During an interview with police, officers said Allen told them he was sexually abused as a child and struggles with substance abuse. Authorities said Allen said he recently overdosed on methadone and that it was possible he could have committed the crime.
Allen is currently in the Washington County Jail on $10,000 bond, facing a charge of Rape - Forcible Fondling.