Louisa Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Young Teen

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Kentucky State Police have arrested a man from Lousia following an investigation into a sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl

They say the assault involved sexual contact and photographing the teen.

Troopers say earlier this month they received a call reporting that Harold K Shannon, 66, was in possession of explicit sexual images of a young teen girl.

During the investigation, detectives determined Mr. Shannon had engaged in oral sex with the juvenile and had pictures of the assault.

State Police arrested Shannon on June 12 and charged him with 5 counts of Use of a Minor (under 16) in a Sex Performance, 5 counts of Unlawful Transaction with a minor– Illegal Sex Acts victim under 16, one count of Promoting a Minor Under 16 in Sex Performance and 1 count of Possess/View Matter Portraying Sexual Performance by Minor

Shannon is being held in the Boyd County Detention Center.

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