Breaking News: Arrest made in sex abuse case

FAIRBANKS, AK -- A 40-year old Fairbanks man has been arrested for the alleged sex abuse of a young girl over a 7-year period of time.

According to Alaska State Troopers, Raymond Arkell was taken into custody, and jailed on a "No Bail" status pending arraignment late Wednesday evening.

He's charged with 11 counts of First Degree Sexual Abuse of a Minor.

Each charge is an Unclassified Felony offense that carries a maximum 99-years in jail.

We'll have more on this developing story later this evening on the Fairbanks Evening News and News Center Final.