ENID, Okla. – A 15-year-old Oklahoma boy is facing felony charges for lewd molestation.
The teen is facing a single felony count of lewd molestation accusing him of “knowingly and intentionally looking upon, touching, or feeling the body or private parts” of a 6-year-old girl in a “lewd or lascivious manner,” the EnidNews.com reports.
A report was filed with the Enid Police Department on Feb. 12, 2016.
The 6-year-old girl reportedly told authorities the 15-year-old molested her.
When officers questioned the teen about the allegations, the 15-year-old allegedly admitted to sexually assaulting the girl.
The teen told authorities he was having sexual thoughts and acted out on his thoughts by touching the girl around Christmas in 2015, EnidNews.com reports.
He was charged as a youthful offender in Garfield County.
His preliminary hearing is set for May 25.
He faces 3 to 20 years in prison if convicted.