PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A 62-year-old man is charged with third-degree rape of a teenager.
James Leslie, 62, of Paducah is charged with third-degree rape, which is described as an adult 21 years of age or older having sexual intercourse with a child at least 14 years of age, but less than 16 years of age.
The girl's mother noticed the girl had spending money and asked where it came from. The girl told her mother that Leslie, a friend of the family, had been giving her cash from time to time.
After more questioning, the girl said she had been involved in a sexual relationship with Leslie since October 2010. She was 15 at the time the relationship began, according to the Paducah Police Department.
Leslie was taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.
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