Wasilla 17-year-old accused of sexually abusing 11-year-old girl

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WASILLA, Alaska (KTUU) - Alaska State Troopers with the Mat-Su Child Abuse Investigation Unit say they arrested a 17-year-old male Friday afternoon for sexually abusing an 11-year-old female. Troopers say the 17-year-old is being charged as an adult.

The 17-year-old is from Wasilla and is being remanded to Mat-Su Pre Trial Facility for five counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree and one count of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree. He is being held in lieu of a $50,000 cash only bail with a court ordered third party custodian.