Man Charged With Assaulting, Raping Toddler

A man faces charges after police say he attacked a three-year-old girl.

Brian Crabtree was arrested late Tuesday night. He's charged with rape, sexual abuse and assault.

Lexington police say the attack happened at an apartment on Cummins Court. That's in the Cardinal Valley area.

The child is recovering from serious injuries at Kentucky Children's Hospital.

Crabtree was reportedly a friend of the girl's father and was living with them in their apartment.

Crabtree was arraigned Wednesday afternoon. He pleaded not guilty.

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