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Rosamond man arrested for sexual assault of Cal City teen

Posted at 9:14 AM, Sep 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-09 12:33:48-04

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. — According to the California City Police Department, a Rosamond man was arrested in connection to alleged sexual assault involving a 14-year-old-girl in Cal City.

Authorities arrested 39-year-old Franklin Smith. He was arrested "several crimes including ongoing rape, child molestation, and false imprisonment."

The victim was an acquaintance of Smith's.

Smith is being held on a $100,000 bail.