A 23-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with statutory rape after a woman caught him allegedly having sexual intercourse with her 16-year-old daughter.
Jackson County prosecutors have charged Lovey R. Love with one count of second-degree statutory rape.
According to court documents:
The victim’s mother went to check on her daughter about 11 a.m. Wednesday and allegedly found a man and her daughter engaged in sexual intercourse.
The suspect allegedly went to the bathroom and the mother grabbed a knife from the kitchen. He stayed in the bathroom until police arrived.
The mother told police that she had once or twice told the suspect that her daughter was 16.
The man told police he assumed the girl was about 18 years old.