RAY COUNTY, Mo – A Lawson man is facing a rape charge in Ray County.

According to the Lawson Police Department, officers were dispatched on June 22 to a report of a possible sexual assault that happened on June 21st in Lawson. Matthew Jackson, 34, was named in a witness testimony, written statements and phone records to have had sexual contact on June 21 with two separate underage victims.

Jackson is facing 1st Degree Rape or Attempted Rape and 1st Degree Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy. Jackson is currently in Ray County Jail on $25,000 bond.