A North Pole man is being held without bail tonight, accused of raping his three children.
43-year-old Alan Hughes is charged with four counts of first degree sexual abuse of a minor, and faces life in prison.
According to court documents, Hughes is accused of repeatedly having sexual intercourse with his 11-year-old and 16-year-old daughters and his 14-year-old son.
According to the eldest daughter, the abuse began before she was in second grade and has continued ever since.
A preliminary hearing in the case is set for October 14th.