Child Sex Assault Charges Filed Against Soldier

Suspect is stationed at Ft. Sill in Oklahoma

LEBANON, Mo. -- The U.S. Army is working with the Laclede County Sheriff, to return a sexual assault suspect back to Missouri. 

Jonathan Gieniec, 23, is a soldier at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Prosecutors in Laclede County have charged Gieniec with statutory sodomy and deviate sexual intercourse with a 12 year old girl.

Laclede County Sheriff David Millsap says Gieniec is accused of assaulting the girl in the back seat of a car on June 25 in Laclede County.  Gieniec once lived in Phillipsburg, Millsap said.

Gianiec is also being investigated for another sexual assault of a teen girl.  Millsap says that assault happened in September 2011. The victim in that case was a 15-year old girl. Prosecutors are reviewing reports in that case also. 

Prosecutors are asking for a $50,000 bond.

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