Leelanau County man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old

John Brom accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl (Photo courtesy of Michigan State Police).

LEELANAU COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Leelanau County man was arrested for sexually assaulting a child about five years ago.

A girl, now 17-year-old, told a relative 71-year-old John Brom had sexually assaulted her when she was 12-years-old, Michigan State Police Troopers said.

MSP launched an investigation and all the information was turned over to the Leelanau County Prosecutor.

A warrant was issued for Brom's arrest.

Brom was arraigned Tuesday on charges of accosting children for immoral purposes and two charges criminal sexual conduct second degree.

According to court records, Brom was released from jail on $150,000 personal recognizance bond.

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