Child, 7, reportedly victimized in sex crime at Columbus MedCare

A 7-year-old Columbus girl became the victim of a sex crime Tuesday at a MedCare on Whitesville Road, according to the Columbus Police Department.

The incident allegedly occurred in the facility's waiting room at about 8:45 a.m., and the suspect was a stranger to the victim, police said in a report.

Officers were called to the 5000 block of Whitesville Road Tuesday at 9:40 a.m. in response to a report about the offense, police stated in a report.

A follow-up on the case was recommended.