Northfield man accused of sexually abusing child

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (WCAX) A Northfield man is accused of sexually abusing a girl he knew.

Benjamin Andrews, 38, is behind bars.

Police got a tip on Monday and launched an investigation.

Andrews turned himself in on Wednesday.

He was then taken into custody and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child and lewd and lascivious conduct with a child.

Andrews is being held without bail and will face a judge on Thursday.