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Police: Boyfriend Of Victim's Mother Arrested In Connection With Sexual Assault Of 5-Year-Old

HAVERFORD Twp., Pa. (CBS) – Authorities say a 40-year-old man was arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault involving a five-year-old victim.

The Haverford Township Police Department Detective Division began a confidential investigation on December 9.

Authorities say the alleged assault happened at the victim's home. The suspect was identified as the boyfriend of the victim's mother and he was a part-time caretaker for the child, police say.

Detectives arrested Michael Goodwin and authorities say he is facing charges of aggravated indecent assault of a child, indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child and other related charges.

Police say Goodwin's bail was set at $75,000 cash.

Authorities say he was unable to post bail and was transported to Delaware County prison.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Mark Johnson of the Haverford Township Police Department Detective Division at 610-853-1298 Ext.1234

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