State College

State College resident accused of statutory rape

A State College man is accused of having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl.

Michael Kirk, 19, was charged with felony statutory rape and corruption of minors Wednesday. Kirk is suspected of letting the girl into his apartment earlier this month and having sexual contact with her when she was supposed to be in school, police said.

Kirk was arraigned before District Judge Carmine Prestia, who set bail at 10 percent of $50,000 and taken to Centre County Correctional Facility. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 18.