A Cheviot man was arrested Friday after police said he repeatedly raped a 13-year-old boy.
Dedrick Thurman, 20, is charged with six counts of rape.
Police said Thurman abused the boy six times between Nov. 29 and Dec. 5.
The boy told investigators he was afraid no one would believe him and that Thurman threatened to hurt his family if he told anyone.
Thurman is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center on a $600,000 bond awaiting trial.