Northern Michigan man accused of sexually abusing child for 4 years

A northern Michigan man is facing charges after police allege he sexually abused a child for years.

Last August, the girl told her parents that she had been abused by William Thomas Hedrick, of Williamsburg, from 2014 until 2018, police said. For a period of that time, Hedrick, who is now 23, was living with the victim.

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Hedrick was arrested this month and arraigned Wednesday on second-degree criminal sexual conduct and criminal sexual conduct assault with intent to commit penetration charges. He was given a $100,000 cash surety bond.