Willington man arrested on sex assault charges

WILLINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police tell News 8 a Willington man has been arrested for crimes involving the sexual assault of a child. Investigators say that the crimes occurred between 2001 and 2006.

Albert Deschene faces four counts of first degree sexual assault on a child less than 10 years old, six counts of risk of injury to a minor, and two counts of sexual assault in the fourth degree.

The investigation into Deschene’s alleged crimes began in July.

Deschene was held in lieu of a court set $350,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Rockville Superior Court on Monday.