Clearwater man accused of sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl

CLEARWATER — A Clearwater man is charged with capital sexual battery in connection with assaults on a 7-year-old girl, police said.

Clearwater police detectives said Johnnie Cheek, 35, assaulted the girl three times. They obtained a warrant, and Cheek was arrested in Jacksonville last weekend.

Police said he confessed to assaulting the girl.

Cheek was extradited to Pinellas County and remained in jail on Wednesday without bail.

Clearwater man accused of sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl 06/20/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 23, 2012 9:37pm]

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