Construction worker charged with rape of Miami University student

OXFORD — A man has been arrested after a Miami University student reported she had been raped.

On Saturday, July 24 at 1:20 a.m., Oxford Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting a sexual assault that had occurred on N. College Ave.

A man called and said he found a female student lying in the front yard crying who was saying she had been raped. She said she did not know the identity of the man but had accepted a ride from him from a bar uptown, according to the City of Oxford Division of Police’s Facebook.

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After an investigation, police arrested Zachary Frankart, 21 years old, of Clyde in Sandusky County, according to Oxford police. Frankart is a construction contractor working in Oxford, according to police.

Frankart is charged with rape and theft. He was taken to Butler County Jail.