Man accused of sexual assault on underaged girl after posing as 16-year-old

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MARION COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A 25-year-old man from Monongalia County was arrested after a teen girl accused him of sexual assault.

The 15-year-old girl told police she met Joshua Watson via computer chat and believed he was 16, according to court documents.

She ran away from her house in the East Fairmont area of Marion County to meet with Watson in the Mannington area, investigators said.

The man was charged with two counts of third-degree sexual assault.