Mt. Vernon Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child Under 13

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Bail remains to be set for a 32-year-old Mt. Vernon man arrested Tuesday night by Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies in connection with a call they received about an alleged sexual assault of a child.

Charles Broadway is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13.

JCSO responded around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to an address on North Seven Mile Creek Lane in reference to a call about a sexual assault. Upon arrival deputies made contact with all involved and called for detectives.

Detectives arrived on scene and after an investigation Broadway was taken into custody and was taken to the Jefferson County Jail where he remains awaiting the formal filing of charges and the setting of bail.