Watch KFOR Live Interactive Radar

El Reno man accused of child sexual abuse

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

EL RENO, Okla. – A man accused of having sex with an underage girl now faces multiple charges including child sexual abuse.

El Reno Police arrested 51-year-old Billy Ray Coats, Sr., and booked him into the Canadian County jail.

The allegations surfaced in mid-November.

Police Chief Ken Brown said the victim went to school officials to report the abuse.

“The young lady made a disclosure to a school teacher who took it to the high school counselor who notified us,” Chief Brown said.

Coats remains behind bars on a $100,000 bond.