Middlesboro man charged with rape
Updated: May 18
From WRIL -
On Monday morning May 17, 2021 at approximately 9:52, Middlesboro Police Officer Jeremiah Johnson has arrested an 18-year-old for a sexual offense. Justice Bryston Flanary was taken into custody at Middlesboro Police Department and charged with rape - 1st degree (victim under 12 years old).
In the citation, Officer Johnson stated that Flanary is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse/contact with an 11-year-old female by forcible compulsion.
The incident was reported to police in the early morning hours of Monday, May 17, 2021 at approximately 6:15 am. Shortly afterward, Middlesboro Police began their investigation.
As of this report, Justice Bryston Flanary is lodged in the Bell County Detention Center being held under a $100,000 cash bond.