Searsport Man Accused of Sexually Abusing 15-year-old 

A man from Searsport is accused of sexually abusing a young girl.

Police arrested 35-year-old Joshua Sykes last week after authorities interviewed him.

We’re told the girl was 15 when the abuse took place in January of last year.

Police say a tip from a family member of the alleged victim prompted the investigation.

Sykes is out of jail on bail.

Sykes, Joshua 3-5-14