Man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)--An Eau Claire man is accused of having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl with autism.

Daniel Holmstrom is charged in Eau Claire County court with sexual assault of a child. According to a criminal complaint, Holmstrom had sexual contact with the girl at a home last Friday.

The complaint says Holmstrom initially denied the contact happened, but later admitted it.

If convicted, Holmstrom could be sentenced to 60 years in prison.