Region 8 man arrested and charged with sexual assault

John Sellers Provided by Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept.
John Sellers Provided by Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept.

LAWRENCE CO, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 man is arrested after a tip is called into the child abuse hotline.

According to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department, 34-year-old John Sellers of Walnut Ridge was charged with sexual assault in the 4th degree on Friday.

The sheriff's department said a tip was called into the Child Abuse Hotline, and then after an investigation by Crimes Against Children and Lawrence County Sheriff's Department Sellers was arrested Friday.

Sellers appeared in court Monday afternoon, and bond was set at $25,000. Sellers is due back in court on October 12.

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