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CARBONDALE, Colorado – Police arrested a 51-year-old man Tuesday on sexual assault charges involving a teenage family member.

Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling said officers were dispatched around noon on Monday on a report of a possible sexual assault involving a teenage girl.

After an investigation, police arrested the suspect on felony charges of sexual assault on a child, sexual assault involving a pattern of abuse, and sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.



The name of the suspect was not released in order to protect the identity of the victim. The suspect remains in the Garfield County Jail on $25,000 bond.


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