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Estherville Man Accused Of Sexual Assaulting 9 Year Old Girl
(Estherville)-- An Estherville man has been charged with sexual assault in connection with a investigation into an incident allegedly involving a 9-year-old girl.
56-year-old John Hanson of Estherville was arrested Tuesday on a charge of sexual assault in the second degree...a class "B" felony punishable by no more than 25 years in prison.
Estherville police say the investigation stems from a report they received back on July 25th of this year from the girl's mother.
Hanson was booked into the Emmet county jail pending an initial court appearance.
The Estherville Police Department was assisted in its investigation by the Iowa Department of Human Services.
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