A 14-year-old girl who ran away to avoid testifying against a man accused of molesting her has been jailed for a week and denied access to an attorney, officials and court records said. ...
Sanchez-Pesantes, of Akron, is accused of having unlawful sexual conduct with the teen in January. He is free on bond and had a pretrial hearing scheduled Tuesday.
Akron Congressman Sherrod Brown:
Ohio Senator Mike DeWine:
Ohio Governor Bob Taft:
Edited to add: Please pass this along and urge all your friends to contact these people on this young girl's behalf! Let's stand up and support our sister in Ohio.