A 37-year-old man was arrested for sexually assaulting a teen after she reported the abuse to police.
Victor Santos of Shelton was arrested Friday in connection with a complaint filed against him in November 2018, by a female victim who told officers she had been sexually assaulted by a relative, said Shelton Police Department Det. Richard Bango.
The victim stated that the assaults took place when she was 16 and 17 years old, he said.
The Shelton Detective and Youth Bureau investigated the case and sustained the claim, Bango said.
Santos was charged with three counts of sexual assault in the second degree, and one count of sexual assault in the fourth degree.
He is being held on a $50,000 bond.
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