A 49-year-old West Haven man accused of sexually assaulting a girl for several years was arrested yesterday and is due in court today.
Police said the victim, who is now 16 years old, confided in a church pastor who contacted West Haven police about the abuse allegations.
Police arrested Mark Kavanah on Wednesday after a lengthy investigation conducted by several agencies.
He has been charged with second-degree sexual assault, third-degree sexual assault, risk of injury to a minor, threatening and disorderly conduct.
Kavanah was released on a $50,000 bond and is due in court today.