Man Facing Sex Charge Involving 12-Year-Old Girl

A 47-year-old Moreheard City man is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl who was in the home for a sleepover.

Michael Lockhart is charged with indecent liberties with a child and jailed on a $2,500 bond.

Deputies say the arrest came after an 11-month investigation. They say the assault happened in Newport more than four years ago.


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