North Pole man arrested for alleged sexual assault of 14-year-old girl

A North Pole man was arrested after a girl reported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital that she had been raped.

18-year-old Shane Long is charged with 5 counts of Sexual Assault, and 5 counts of Sexual abuse of a minor.

According to the Felony complaint, Long allegedly assaulted a 14-year-old girl at his home last Monday.

The victim told officials she had been at his home to see another friend, when Long began assaulting her and grabbing her throat, even after she said 'no'.

The victim had bruises on her body, and a there was an alleged witness to the event.