Toledo man wanted for raping child, giving her candy, money to keep quiet

Joel Coleman

Toledo Police and The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force are looking for a man who raped a young girl over the past six years.

Police say 31-year-old Joel Coleman gave the young girl candy and money to buy her silence.

Coleman was indicted on August 1 on two counts each of rape and gross sexual imposition.

According to court documents, the sexual assaults began when the girl was six years old and continued until she was 12. The last reported incident happened last August.

Anyone with information on Coleman's whereabouts is asked to call Crimestopper at 419-255-1111