Sexual assault of a child leads to arrest in Dorchester County

VIENNA, Md. – One man is behind bars after police say he sexually assaulted a seven year old.

On Saturday deputies were called to a home in Vienna for a reported sexual assault of a minor.

Police say the investigation into the incident resulted in the arrest of a 35 year-old Sylvester Elijah Parker.

Officers at the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office say the victim was taken to a nearby hospital where they were treated and released.

Parker now faces a list of charges including:

  • Second Degree Rape
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Second Degree Assault
  • Third Degree Sex Offense of an under aged Victim
  • Fourth Degree Sex Offense of an under aged victim
  • Unnatural or perverted sexual practice
  • Second Degree Child Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse of a Minor

He is currently being held without bond.

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