A man accused of raping a mentally challenged girl was indicted in court Wednesday.
48-year-old Daniel Mercer was indicted on Rape and Gross Sexual Impostion charges during his araignment.
Mercer allegedly lured the girl from her home with $5, a candy bar, and the promise that he would be her boyfriend. Police reports indicate he took her to a location on Iona Ave where the alleged assault took place.
Police say Mercer has prior arrests for drugs and alcohol, and has a long criminal history.
He is currently in jail on $1million bond.