A 72-year-old man from Merrimack, N.H., is being held on $100,000 cash bail following his arrest on multiple charges of allegedly sexually assaulting a child. Police said David S. Morse has committed five counts of sexual assault “over a period of several years.’’
Officials launched an investigation on Morse following reports of the man sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13. The charges include three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault and two counts of felonious sexual assault.
The incidents are currently under investigation and the suspect may face additional charges in the future. According to a police press release, Morse was scheduled to be arraigned in Merrimack Division’s 9th Circuit Court on July 22.