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21-year-old allegedly sexually assaulted teen he met on Facebook

Published On: Feb 17 2014 04:06:07 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 17 2014 04:11:53 PM CST

Photo courtesy Sauk County Sheriff's Office

William Ellison

TOWN OF DELTON, Wis. -

A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl after they made arrangements to meet on Facebook, according to a release.

Sauk County sheriff’s deputies said they were notified of a sexual assault that happened at a home in the town of Delton Friday night around 8:50 p.m.

A 14-year-old had been in contact with William R. Ellison, 21, from Baraboo, on Facebook, and made arrangements to meet, deputies said. During the time they were together, Ellison allegedly had sexual contact with the teenage girl.

Ellison was arrested on charges of second-degree sexual assault of a child, according to the release. If convicted he faces 40 years in prison, a $100,000 fine or both.

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