NEWPORT NEWS- A babysitter is charged with sexually assaulting the child he was watching.
Police say 20-year-old Devante Edmond inappropriately touched the 7-year-old girl in September.
Authorities started the investigation after the child's mother called police on September 26. Police say the girl told her mother it happened at Edmond's home the day before and that it wasn't the first time.
Edmond was arrested Wednesday, December 11 on three counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of attempt sodomy by force.
Police say Edmond is not related to the family and there's no nothing to indicate he babysat other kids.