GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — A girl was sexually assaulted and was offered up for sex in return for drug money, according to court records.
Two Greenfield men, 34-year-old Robert Celio and 44-year-old Joshua Loyd threatened the girl with a gun and knife. They told her she would be killed if she told anyone about the abuse, court documents show.
According to 24- Hour News 8’s news partner, The Greenfield Daily Reporter, both men face sexual assault charges, including counts of child molesting and criminal deviant conduct, as well as intimidation with a deadly weapon, court records show.
The girl told police that Celio would physically and verbally abuse her saying he would “put bullets in the gun and shoot her in the head,” if she told anyone.
She also told police that the abuse began in 2006 in Celio’s home in Greenfield. Loyd often visited them.
Celio denied all allegations in an interview with police, court documents said.
He faces six felony charges, and Loyd faces three.