Crime

Danville police search for man who sexually assaulted girl

Danville police are looking for a man who is accused of binding a girl's hands and sexually assaulting her.

Shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to the 400 block of Longview Drive. They found a juvenile girl with tape around her mouth and neck, and her hands were tied with various types of cord, according to a news release.

The girl was treated at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, and she told police she had been sexually assaulted by a Hispanic man who had lived with her family for a short time.

The man is about 25 to 35 years old and has black hair. He's between 5-foot-5 inches and 5-foot-8 and 125 to 135 pounds. The man had been employed at Chinatown Buffet in Danville before the alleged assault, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Danville police detectives Todd Davis or Robert Ladd at (859) 238-1224, extensions 340 or 349. The public also may call the Boyle Country 911 Center at (859) 238-1220.

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