(KMOV.com) – A Florissant man has been accused sexually assaulting a child who is younger than 12.
Authorities have charged Zachary Stricklin, 19, with eight counts of statutory sodomy and two counts of child molestation.
Police said the incidents occurred between June and September, 2013 in the 3200 of Brocton Common Drive. Police allege Stricklin performed numerous sex acts on the victim and forced the victim to do the same. Authorities believe Stricklin was armed during all of the encounters.
Police told News 4 they hope to arrest Stricklin soon.