Police: NH man arrested for 2 counts felonious sexual assault against 13-year-old girl
TILTON — A Tilton man was arrested Thursday for two counts felonious sexual assault on a child under the age of 14.
Police arrested Charles H Beckley, 53 of 22 Grange Road, and charged him with two counts aggravated felonious sexual assault on a child following a report that was filed with the Tilton Police Detectives on May 3, according to police.
Detectives were able to obtain felony arrest warrant for Beckley and his residence following an investigation and interviews leading up to his arrest on May 11.
WMUR reports that Beckley knows the 13-year-old victim and her family and that the alleged assaults happened over a span of the past six to 12 months. Police also told WMUR that there could be several victims in the case.
Beckley was in downtown Franklin when police arrested him. He was then transported back to the Tilton Police Department, booked and is being held on $20,000 cash bail. He will be transported to Belknap County Jail.
The investigation is on-going, and we are asking anyone with information about this case to contact the Tilton Police Department at 603-286-4442