Newton County man could face sexual assault charges


NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. – A Newton County man could face sexual assault charges after an incident earlier this week.

The man allegedly touched a minor inappropriately while she was sunbathing by a river.

The Sheriff said in a release that the victim knew the man since she was a young girl.

OzarksFirst not releasing the man’s name while charges are still pending.

The man is being held in the Newton County Jail until his initial court appearance.

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