A Florida man is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl in Eau Claire County.

Scott L. Verville, 54, of Dania, is charged in Eau Claire County Court with a felony count of first-degree sexual assault of a child.

Verville is scheduled to make his initial court appearance on Thursday.

According to the criminal complaint:

A 15-year-old girl told police Verville had sexual contact with her at an Altoona residence when she was 8 years old.

The sexual contact occurred on just one occasion.

If convicted, Verville could be sentenced to up to 40 years in prison. 

Contact: 715-833-9207, dan.holtz@ecpc.com