UPDATE: Preliminary hearing held for Norfolk man accused of sexual assault
STANTON, NE (NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA) -
A Norfolk, Nebraska, man now faces four charges, after police say he sexually assaulted a child more than eight years ago.
59-year old Paul Lovell is being charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child, first-degree sexual assault, child abuse, and third-degree sexual assault of a child.
A preliminary hearing is being held today, May 8, in Stanton County District Court.
According to court records, Lovell is accused of sexually assaulting the victim several times between December 2009 to September 2015.
A former Norfolk man is behind bars after being arrested for a sexual assault that, officials say, happened more than seven years ago.
Authorities arrested 59-year-old Paul Lovell, in Shawnee, Kansas, on Wednesday after a four-month investigation by the Stanton County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Mike Unger says the investigation centered on an alleged sexual assault of a pre-teen girl that happened in Stanton.
Lovell is charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child, and intentional child abuse and third-degree sexual assault.