POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A Mason County teenager is behind bars accused of sexually assaulting a child.
State Police arrested and charged Zachary Lawson Thursday with two counts of second-degree sexual assault, 10 counts of third-degree sexual assault and one count of third-degree attempted sexual assault.
Troopers said the suspect was staying with a family in Hartford at the time.
Troopers said the suspect and the 12-year-old male victim stayed in the same bed. Troopers said the alleged abuse happened between September 14 and September 17.