84-Year-Old Man Accused Of Sexual Assault Of 5-Year-Old Girl

An 84-year-old Estherville man has been charged in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old girl.

Estherville police say 84-year-old Harvey Williamson was charged with second-degree sexual abuse. Authorities say it stems from an investigation into a complaint they received on October 15th. Williamson was jailed on a 25-thousand dollar bond.

Police were assisted in the investigation by the Mercy Child Advocacy Center in Sioux City, the Emmet County Attorney’s Office, and the Department of Human Services.

(Story from KUOO/KUQQ, Spirit Lake)