Robert Wells, courtesy Lee County Jail

City police have charged a man with sexually assaulting a child.

Robert James Wells, 43, of Sanford was taken into custody by the Sanford Police Department after investigating him in connection with an assault that was reported on May 3. Police didn’t provide any details about the situation other than that it occurred “at a residence in Sanford.”

Wells was charged with indecent liberties with a child, felonious child abuse, and assault on a female. He was placed in the Lee County Jail under $100,000 secured bond.