Teen Suspect In St. George Sexual Assault At Public Pool Arrested

Police in St. George are currently investigating a report of a sexual assault of a minor. Photo Courtesy: Google Maps

ST. GEORGE, Utah, July 15, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — Police in St. George said they have closed the case of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred Thursday night at a public swimming pool.

In an updated post on the St. George Police Facebook, they said they contacted a 14-year-old St. George boy around 5:30 p.m. Friday evening after discovering evidence the boy had sexually assaulted someone at the Sand Hollow Aquatic Center, 1144 N. 2400 West on Thursday night. 

Detectives said the victim, who is under the age of 13, did not know the suspect prior to the assault and the two had only met at the pool a short time before the incident took place.

Police want the public to know there is no risk to the public and the only suspect in the case is currently in custody.
The suspect has been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of rape of a child and while there is information and evidence to support the arrest and the charges, additional charges, or those initial charges could change as the case moves forward.



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