A Portsmouth man is behind bars charged with sexually assaulting an underage female while she was asleep on her couch.
Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini says Rickey Mynes, 36, has been charged with sexual battery.
The juvenile was taken from her West Portsmouth home to the hospital for treatment.
Mynes is being held without bond and will appear in Portsmouth Municipal Court tomorrow.
Donini states that more charges will be presented to the Scioto County Grand Jury.
Anyone with any information concerning this sexual assault is being asked to contact Detective Jodi Conkel at the Scioto County Sheriff's Office.