BENNINGTON >> A local man is accused of sexually assaulting a child over a period of years.

According to Vermont State Police, Warren Lake, 59, of Bennington, is being charged with repeated aggravated sexual assault of a child. Police said a woman, now an adult, said Lake sexually assaulted her from the time she was five years old, into her teen years. Lake was arrested at his home and is scheduled to appear in Vermont Superior Court on Thursday to be arraigned.

— Staff Reports