Shelton man accused of sexually assaulting teen relative

SHELTON,Conn. (WTNH) - A 37-year-old man was arrested in Shelton on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a young relative. 

Police say that Victor Santos, of Shelton, was arrested after a woman reported to police in November of 2018 that she had been sexually assaulted by a relative. 

The victim told police that the assaults happened when she was 16 and 17-years-old. 

According to police, the Shelton Detective and Youth Bureau investigated and sustained the claim.

Santos was charged with sexual assault. He was held on $50,000 bond. 

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