Man Sexually Assaults Family Friend: Police

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    Erik Walton

    A man is in police custody after a young woman told her mother that he sexually assaulted her while babysitting her in New London.

    Erik Walton, of Waterbury, was taken in custody by the Waterbury Police before being transported to the New London Police Department where he is being held on charges of Sexual Assault and Risk of Injury to a minor.

    Police received the complaint on December 27, 2013, when the mother of the young female victim told them that her daughter said Walton forced her to perform sexual acts on him while he was babysitting her.

    The victim says this happened on two separate occasions in their New London Home in November and December of 2013.

    Walton is being held on a $200,000 bond.