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Police: Good Samaritan saves 3-year-old after catching man raping her in garage

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COLUMBUS, OH – A man is in jail after a woman allegedly saw him raping a 3-year-old in a garage and intervened to stop him, WSYX reports.

Charles Sadler, 34, was arrested last Friday and faces sexual assault charges.

According to police, a woman was driving by the area when she saw Sadler with the child in an abandoned garage on the west side of Columbus. The witness called 911 and followed him for several blocks until police were able to catch up.

Sadler was arrested, and emergency personnel transported the child to the hospital.

The child’s family says they’re grateful the woman caught Sadler in the alleged act, according to WSYX.

Sadler is in the Franklin County Jail in lieu of a $200,000 bond.