Rosebush man accused of assaulting step-daughter

Posted at 3:16 PM, Jun 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-19 15:17:16-04

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. – A 27-year-old Rosebush man is in jail on eight counts of sexual abuse on his step-daughter.

Michigan State Police say they were alerted after a six-year-old girl was interviewed by staff at the Child and Family Enrichment Council Child Advocacy Center in Mt. Pleasant.  They notified police who then interviewed the suspect on Thursday, June 18.  The suspect, who is also the girl’s step-father, confessed the acts to police, they say.  The girl was determined to be five-years-old at the time of the abuse.

The suspect is currently in jail awaiting arraignment on the charges.  His name is not yet being released.