Man charged in assault

Published 8:33 pm Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Police have charged a man with aggravated sexual battery of a victim under 13 after a girl accused him of an assault.



Officers responded to a home on Saturday for an alleged sexual assault that had occurred that evening, city spokeswoman Diana Klink said.

Laron Cortez Baker-Pierce, 23, was arrested. He is known to the victim, Klink added.

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Child Protective Services was notified, Klink said. The investigation is ongoing, and no further information was available.