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Man Charged with Raping Child

KSAL Staff - October 3, 2014 11:20 am

A mother calls police after she learns about a man assaulting her daughter.

Police arrested 43-year-old Basil Scott McNelly of Salina on one charge of rape, battery and indecent liberties with a child.

Police say the mother of a 9-year-old girl contacted SPD on Thursday after learning of the abuse that allegedly took place in a south Salina home between an acquaintance and her daughter.

Captain Chris Trocheck tells KSAL News that the incidents occurred between mid-September and October.

McNelly was arrested on Thursday without incident.