NAPOLEON — A Toledo man has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault over the weekend in Napoleon.

Johnny Edwards, 26, was charged with rape and taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, rural Stryker, pending an appearance in Napoleon Municipal Court on Thursday.

According to the Napoleon Police Department, there was a report of a sexual assault in the 700 block of Welsted Street on Sunday morning. As a result of the investigation, a warrant was obtained for Edwards, who was thought to be in the Toledo area.

Assistance with locating Edwards was requested from the Northwest Ohio Violent Crimes Task Force of the Toledo Police Department. He was located on Monday and taken into custody.

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