Police: 82-year-old man sexually abused teen girl

Police: 82-year-old man sexually abused teen girl

WINSTON, Ore. -- Police in Winston have arrested an 82-year-old resident on child sex abuse charges.

Verl Roger Whitehead was arrested just after 2:30 pm on Tuesday, charged by authorities with sex abuse against a teenage girl.

Police say the investigation started on Monday.

Whitehead is accused of sexually abusing a teen girl who was known to him at least three times.

Police say the incidents all occurred within the last few months.

Whitehead was lodged in the Douglas County Jail, charged by police with three counts of second degree sexual abuse.

His bail was set at $150,000.