The incident occurred in Hillsboro
A Hillsboro man has been charged with assaulting a child.
Police say 52 year old Eric Daugherty who lives at the Grace House on North High street approached a nine year old girl at the shelter, grabbed her by her head and squeezed the child's head twice.
When officers arrived, they say they found Daughterty passed out in his bed with a strong odor of alcoholic beverages.
He was charged with assault and appeared in Hillsboro Municipal court Monday where he pleaded guilty to the charge.