A man from Salt Lake City, Utah, was arrested Monday after he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy.

According to the arrest report, the incident came to light April 22 when the boy’s father notified the police after walking in on 25-year old Michael Steven King sexually assaulting his son in the boy’s room shortly after midnight. During interrogation, the boy told the officers that the two were “having sex almost every day” at various locations in the county since October 2018.

On April 29, a protective order was served on King. The charging documents state that on the following day, King "sent several messages to the victim on a gaming server called Roblox” asking him to not tell anything to the police.

King was charged with “five counts first-degree felony sodomy of a child, two counts sex abuse of a child and one count of tampering with a witness.” He remained in jail with bail set at $1 million.

Speaking to ABC4, Sim Gill, the district attorney for Salt Lake County, said King was charged with “the highest charge they could based on the factual evidence.” He added that each of the first-degree felony charges carried a prison sentence from 25 years to life.  It was not known if the accused was related to the boy. 

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In a similar incident in January, a court in Scotland heard that a six-year-old girl walked in on her babysitter sexually assaulting her eight-year-old sister. The incident took place in an upstairs bedroom at the babysitter's, 23-year-old Vile David Knox, home, while their alcoholic mother drank downstairs.

In another incident in January, a woman from Illinois was charged after her boyfriend walked in on her sexually assaulting their 16-month-old child post a shower. Alyssa Waldon, 30, was taken into custody and charged with felony predatory criminal sexual assault.