A man wanted in Belmont County for an alleged rape at a state park is now behind bars after a 3-month-long investigation.

The suspect had been hiding from authorities before he was arrested in Monroe County Wednesday night.

The alleged rape took place July 29th at Barkcamp State Park in Belmont County.

After months of searching, Wednesday night Skyler Smith, 25, of Diamond, Ohio was taken into custody in Woodsfield on one count of rape. He is now in the Belmont County Jail on a $50,000 bond.