Man charged with sexually assaulting child

Man charged with sexually assaulting child

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A 63-year-old man has been charged with second-degree sexual assault in connection to an incident reported in February.

According to a probable cause affidavit filed in Jonesboro District Court, Paul Gilton was charged with assault of a seven-year-old girl who he knew.

According to the affidavit, the girl was left in the care of Gilton.

The victim's mother told police that she overheard her daughter say, "I'm going to tell my momma you been humping on me."

The mother then reported hearing Gilton say, "No, no, no, don't do that."

The girl then told her mother that the assault had occurred on more than one occasion.

Gilton will appear in court again June 8th. He was given a $30,000 bond Friday.

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