Centerville man arrested for sexually assaulting a child
Centerville, Iowa —
A Centerville man is in jail after being accused of sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl.
Robert Lee McPherson, 61, was taken into custody last week.
He is charged with Second-Degree Sexual Abuse.
According to court documents, McPherson acknowledged inappropriately touching the girl on May 16, 2018.
He is being held on $25,000 cash-only bond.
He has formally pleaded not guilty.
Second-Degree Sexual Abuse is a Class B felony in Iowa punishable by up to 25 years in prison.