XENIA, Ohio — A Huber Heights man, Anthony Sellers, has been sentenced to three years in prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl in Greene County. The verdict was announced on Dec. 20 by the Greene County Common Pleas Court.
The abuse was reported by a family member to whom the victim had passed a note in early February 2023. The family member promptly reported the abuse to authorities, leading to Sellers’ indictment later that month.
Sellers was convicted of two counts of gross sexual imposition in September, a crime that occurred over several years at residences in both Greene and Montgomery counties. The courage of the victim in coming forward and telling the truth was highlighted by Greene County Prosecutor David Hayes after the verdict was announced.
The case serves as a reminder of the importance of reporting abuse and supporting victims in seeking justice. The sentencing of Sellers to prison also sends a strong message about the consequences of such actions and the commitment of the justice system to protect vulnerable individuals.
The victim’s bravery in speaking out about the abuse was rewarded with a guilty verdict, highlighting the significance of supporting and believing survivors of abuse. Sellers’ imprisonment serves as a warning to others who may consider engaging in similar predatory behavior.
In conclusion, the conviction and sentencing of Anthony Sellers for sexually abusing a teenage girl in Greene County reaffirms the justice system’s commitment to holding perpetrators accountable for their actions. The case also underscores the importance of supporting and believing victims of abuse as they seek justice.