FL man charged with sexually assaulting a Grand Forks child

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (VALLEY NEWS LIVE) A Florida man is facing a felony charge of Gross Sexual Imposition after allegedly sexually assaulting a Grand Forks child.

Court documents say 52-year-old Shawn Travis Wear was approximately 46-47 years old when he sexually abused a minor around the age of 11-12.

The victim disclosed to another juvenile male that he had been physically and sexually abused by Wear when a supervisor overheard the conversation and reported it.

And on August 10th, 2018, the minor disclosed in an interview that when he was around 11-12-years-old, Wear sexually abused him and raped him twice.

It was determined through investigation that Wear was living in the same house as the minor between the months of March 2013 and December 2014.

Authorities arrested Wear on Tuesday, and he's set to be in court on August 12.