Man reportedly admits to assaulting 8-year-old at Osage County dam

OSAGE COUNTY, Okla. — Quick facts:

  • An Osage County man is accused of sexually assaulting an eight-year-old at Hulah Dam.
  • Police arrested Ricky Lynn Young Jr.
  • You reportedly fled to Kansas before he was arrested.

An Osage County man is behind bars after he reportedly assaulted an eight-year-old at a local dam.

Ricky Lynn Young Jr. is being held on a $1 million bail at the Osage County jail.

Investigators say Young admitted to sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl at Hulah Dam back in September.

The girl recently alerted her parents to the alleged attack.


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Investigators say that as they were close to making an arrest, Young fled to Kay County, Kansas, where he was arrested.

Young is charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

He’s pleaded not guilty to the charges.

His next court date is January 13th.