A 36-year-old Gering man has been arrested following a child sexual assault investigation.
Jordan Long is charged wtih five counts of 1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child stemming from an investigation by the Gering Police Department.
Court records say the juvenile victim told foresic investigators that the assaults began when she was four years old.
Police contacted Long on Saturday, and he said he did not want to provide a statement. Long was subsequently arrested and booked into the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center with bond set at $500,000.
He was arraigned on the charges on Wednesday, and the bond amount was increased to $750,000 and Long is scheduled to be back in court on July 6th for his preliminary hearing.
If convicted, each count carries a mandatory minimum of 20 years imprisonment.