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Brandon Twp. man accused in stepdaughter’s sex assault

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

A 42-year-old Brandon Township man is accused of sexually assaulting his 12-year-old stepdaughter, police said.

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is not releasing the name of the suspect.

Deputies received a tip about an alleged sexual assault of a young girl that occurred at a home in the 3400 block of Sashabaw Road in Brandon Township, according to a police statement.

Investigators spoke with the 12-year-old girl who lives at the residence about 2:30 p.m. Thursday and she identified her assailant as her stepfather.

She told police he had sexually assaulted her multiple times over a 18-month period.

Detectives spoke with the man and he admitted to the attacks. He was arrested and is being held at the Oakland County Jail.

Police continue to investigate.

cramirez@detroitnews.com