Muncie man charged with child molestation blames victim
MUNCIE, Ind. (Nov. 20, 2015) – A Muncie man is behind bars on child molestation charges and he’s blaming the victim for the abuse.
Trevor Wages is accused of molesting a 7-year-old girl. She told investigators the abuse caused her pain.
Wages was interviewed by investigators and told them an incident happened with the girl two years ago, when the victim was 5 years old. He said he was asleep when the child touched him inappropriately. He claimed he was drinking that night and was unable to move. Court documents show Wages stated he “attempted to call for help, but the juvenile put her hand over his mouth preventing him from crying for help.”
Court records also show Wages claimed he was eventually able to push the child away. When investigators asked about the allegations that he abused the girl, he denied the report saying, “guys get raped too, not just women.”
Wages, 25, is charged with a level 3 felony of child molestation.