Wellston Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Child

A man is in jail after being accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old.

The 20-year-old Wellston man is a relative of the child.

Cadillac police began investigating the allegations on October 24 when they were called to a home in Wellston.

Michigan State Police are investigating the situation further.

He awaits arraignment in Manistee County Jail.

Stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader for updates on the case.