Franklin County Man Arrested for Sexual Assault

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Dennis Lockwood

A Franklin County man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old.

Dennis Lockwood, 61, was arrested after a tip about the alleged abuse came into an abuse hotline, according to Sheriff Anthony Boen.

Deputies investigated the accusations and say Lockwood admitted to the crime Wednesday. He was booked into the Franklin County jail.

If you believe a child is being abused, call the Arkansas Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-482-5964 or you local law enforcement agency.

Visit http://www.arkansas.gov/reportARchildabuse/ for more information.