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LMPD officers interrupt alleged sexual assault on juvenile

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Willie Ward (source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Willie Ward (source: Louisville Metro Corrections)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man is facing charges after allegedly forcing a minor to perform a sex act at gunpoint.

According to the arrest report, it happened Aug. 18 around 4 a.m. in the 1700 block of west Chestnut Street. That's where police say they spotted a suspicious vehicle with 51-year-old Willie Roger Ward and an underage female inside. Police say the alleged victim stated Ward gave her a ride to Chestnut Street. After they arrived, police say Ward placed a small caliber handgun "to victim's head and directed to her engage in oral sodomy."

Police found a gun under Ward's seat.

Ward was arrested and charged with sodomy and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. He's being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on a $5,000 bond.

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