Fairbanks man pleads guilty to attempted sexual assault

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Herman Neslon Gates of Fairbanks pled guilty to a reduced count of attempted sexual assault Friday.

Gates was charged with sexual assault and incest from an incident in April of 2016.

He was set to plead guilty last Friday but was involved in a vehicle accident and needed medical care.

Gates pled guilty over the phone from the Anchorage Correctional Complex

Gates is set to be sentenced May 17th.