Perrysburg man charged with rape of 7-year-old girl

PERRYSBURG -- A Perrysburg Township man was in Wood County Common Pleas court Thursday morning, charged with raping a 7-year-old girl.

Fifty-four-year-old Carl Schwirzinski entered a "not guilty" plea. Authorities say the assault occurred in May over a two-day period. Bond is set at $500,000.

Judge Alan Mayberry has scheduled an Aug. 18 trial date.