Donnie L. Ford turned himself into authorities stemming from an arrest warrant charging him with First Degree Sexual Abuse (Victim Less Than 12 Years of Age). Ford was arrested and lodged in the McCracken County Jail.

PADUCAH, Ky. (News First) — Paducah police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man charged with sexually assaulting a young girl.

Donnie L. Ford, 41, of the 700 block of South 5th Street, is charged in a warrant with first-degree sexual abuse (victim less than 12 years of age).

The incident occurred at 8:22 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of South 5th Street.

Anyone with information about Ford’s whereabouts is asked to call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550. To submit an anonymous tip through CrimeStoppers, scan the QR code with your smartphone for more information or text “WKY” to 738477. Information leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000.