Fostoria man charged with sexual battery of teen

A Fostoria man was arrested over the weekend and charged with sexual battery of a minor after allegedly sexually assaulting a teenager.

According to police reports, Jennings W. Matthews, 39, was arrested and charged with the third-degree felony after a woman reported Saturday afternoon her 16-year-old daughter was being inappropriately touched.

Capt. Patrick Brooks of the Fostoria Police Department said Matthews is being held at the jail without bond. He is scheduled to appear today for an arraignment.

Brooks said police are investigating the incident in cooperation with the Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office, and it is being reviewed for possible rape charges.