Juneau Man Charged with Sexual Assault

A 38-year-old man has been arrested in Juneau on a charge of sexual assault.

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by by Associated Press

 JUNEAU- A 38-year-old man has been arrested in Juneau on a charge of sexual assault.

Juneau Police say Ernest H. Fawcett was taken into custody Saturday night and is being held without bail at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

Police say the victim is a 51-year-old woman.

A third party called police to report the incident just before 9 p.m.

The woman told police she had met Fawcett on Saturday and that he approached her later in the evening on Willoughby Street in downtown Juneau and assaulted her.

The woman was evaluated at Bartlett Regional Hospital and released.

 

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