A juvenile victim has reported they were sexually assaulted in a restroom at Auld Park in August, police said.

Knoxville Police charged Allen Spencer Nichols, 19, of Knoxville, with third-degree sexual abuse, a class C felony following the report.

Law enforcement said they became aware of the alleged assault on Jan. 3 when police interviewed the 14-year-old victim.

Police said Spencer admitted to sexually abusing the victim, according to court filings said.

Kyle Ocker is the regional editor of the Centerville Daily Iowegian, Knoxville Journal-Express, Pella Chronicle and Oskaloosa Herald. He can be reached at kocker@dailyiowegian.com.

Kyle Ocker has been the editor of the Knoxville Journal Express since November 2016. He formerly held the titles of sports editor and associate editor at the Centerville Daily Iowegian, a sister paper to the Journal Express.

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