Teen jailed on sexual assault charge

GREENFIELD — A Greenfield teen faces a sexual assault charge after a girl came forward saying he forced her to have sex, according to court documents.

Caleb Haley, 19, 623 West Fifth St., Greenfield, faces a felony count of sexual misconduct with a minor. Haley was arrested Wednesday and was being held in the Hancock County Jail $2,000 cash bond at press time.

A girl told police she was alone with Haley at his home when the incident occurred, court documents state. The girl said she told Haley several times that she did not want to have sex, but he forced her to engage in the act, court documents state.

Haley told investigators the encounter was consensual, court documents state. He told police that when the girl asked him to stop, he listened to her, court documents state.

Haley faces a Level 5 felony count, which carries a penalty of one to six years.

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or cvanoverberghe@greenfieldreporter.com.