A 56-year-old Fort Wayne man is accused of having sex with a 5-year-old girl on several occasions.
Thomas Carboni was charged Wednesday with six counts of child molesting.
The alleged crimes took place between March 2011 and May. On May 24, the victims mother reported to city police that Carboni was molesting her daughter, according to court papers.
The girl, who knew Carboni, told investigators that he started molesting her when she was 3 years old. She told them that he had sex with her multiple times, court papers said.
In an interview with police, Carboni denied the allegations, court papers said.
Carboni, of the 3000 block of Lincolndale Avenue, was being held Thursday at the Allen County Jail in lieu of $120,000 bail.