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Floyd charged with sexual assault of minor

Posted on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 3:36 pm

Lincoln County Sheriff John Cottle has announced the arrest of of a 57-year-old Lincoln County man after police say he sexually assaulted a girl younger than 12.

Michael James Floyd of the first block of Hill Creek Road, Troy, was charged with enticement of a child and first-degree statutory rape.

According to police, the assaults were reported last month by the girl. She told authorities that Floyd offered to pay her $1 for oral sex. When she refused, he forced her to have intercourse, according to court documents.

Bail is set at $50,000.

Those charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.