SYRACUSE — A Syracuse man was recently arrested after allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl.
Austin Nigel Spurling, 25, 514 Prairie Drive, Syracuse, is being charged with sexual misconduct with a minor, a level 4 felony.
On Aug. 3, an officer with the Syracuse Police Department found a vehicle that had been reported stolen in a parking lot. When the officer approached the vehicle, he found a man asleep in the back seat of the vehicle and a girl asleep in the driver’s side rear seat.
On Aug. 7, the officer spoke with Spurling, who said he met the girl on Facebook and knew that she was 14 years old. According to court documents, Spurling said the girl took her grandparents’ vehicle, drove to Syracuse and picked him up at Pizza King. Spurling said they parked the vehicle and then had sexual intercourse.
Spurling was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on Aug. 7, with a $10,250 surety bond.