Odessa man accused of sexual assault of a child

Odessa man accused of sexual assault of a child

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa man, Joshua Plaia, 28 is behind bars for three counts of sexual assault to a family member who is under the age of 17.

According to court documents, it appears these assaults have gone on for nearly a year.

The victim says, Plaia had sexual intercourse with her several times since March through November of 2015.

The victim claims Plaia fondled her, forced her to have oral sex and raped her

Another family member reported the claims to Odessa Police Department after the victim came forward.

Plaia denied the allegations during an interview.