Man charged for molesting 12-year-old St. Charles girl
By KMOV Web Producer
(KMOV) – St. Charles police have arrested a man accused of breaking into a home and molesting a 12-year-old girl.
Police say Ryan K. Braswell, 18, of Fleet Lane entered a home on Sunnydale Drive through an unlocked door. Family members then say they saw Braswell inside the 12-year-old’s bedroom. Family told police they saw the man touching the girl while she was in bed.
After being spotted, the man ran from the home, but police were able to catch him later in the evening.
According to police, the family did not know the suspect.
This all happened around 1:45 a.m.
Braswell has denied being in the home.
Braswell has been charged with burglary, sexual misconduct involving a child and attempted child molestation, which are all felonies.
St. Charles police also say Braswell was on probation for a misdemeanor stealing charge.