This man is behind bars for allegedly sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl.

The Abilene police department recently arrested 47-year-old Kerry Sims.

Court records show Sims continuously sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl in December 2001 and continued for about 3 years.

The victim was 25-years-old when she told police.

Under current law, there is no statute of limitations for sexual abuse of a child.

Sims remains in jail and his bonds total to over $100,000.