SALINE COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect for alleged sexual assault.
On Friday, a 15-year-old girl reported a man sexually assaulted her at a home in the 1000 Block of Park Street in Salina, according to Police Captain Paul Forrester.
An investigation indicated 26-year old Chace Jackson allegedly asked the girl to sneak out to smoke weed and drink alcohol with him. Capt. Forrester said that Jackson drove the victim to a residence where he sexually assaulted her, according to Forrester. Jackson and the 15-year-old victim were acquaintances.
Police arrested Jackson and booked him into the Saline County jail for two counts of indecent liberties with a child, criminal sodomy, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, contributing to a child misconduct and distributing marijuana.
Jackson has previous convictions for burglary and marijuana distribution, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.