Man charged with sexually assaulting child

ELKINS – A Randolph County man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 4-year-old, resulting in the alleged victim being transferred to Ruby Memorial Hospital for his injuries, according to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

Raynard Parrack, 49, of Huttonsville, was charged with first degree sexual assault after Randolph County Sheriff’s Deputy R.H. Foster was dispatched to Davis Memorial Hospital on Aug. 27 to respond to reports of a 4-year-old patient had allegedly been sexually assaulted, according to the criminal complaint in Randolph County Magistrate Court.

The juvenile reportedly told Foster as he entered the hospital room that his bottom hurt and that Parrack was responsible, according to the complaint.

Foster interviewed the juvenile’s mother in a separate room where she told him that “when she had attempted to give (the juvenile) a bath…he told her that his (bottom) was sore and…Raynard had touched it,” according to the criminal complaint.

She told Foster that “she took him immediately to the hospital,” the complaint reads.

The juvenile was transferred to Ruby Memorial Hospital, where medical staff found injuries consistent with sexual assault, the complaint states.

The juvenile identified Parrack as the alleged abuser four times in the criminal complaint: twice in Davis Memorial Hospital, once in Ruby Memorial Hospital and once to a Child Protective Services worker on Aug. 26.

While being interviewed by the CPS worker, the alleged victim indicated that Parrack had subjected him to intercourse.

Chief Magistrate Ben Shepler set Parrack’s bond at $100,000 cash. He was being held in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail at presstime.

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