LIMA — A Lima man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to forced sexual contact with an underage female.
Larisco Little Sr., 37, will be sentenced by Allen County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Reed as a Tier I sex offender on Feb. 8. He faces up to 18 months in prison at that time.
A pre-sentence investigation was ordered by the judge. Little was released on an own-recognizance bond pending sentencing, with specific instructions not to have any contact with the alleged victim or her mother.
According to court documents, police were called to the 300 block of East Third Street on Nov. 10 in reference to a woman who wished the report a sexual assault. The woman said she and her 14-year-old daughter had stopped at the home to visit Larisco, with whom she had a romantic relationship. Some time later she took a nap and upon waking went into the living room to find Little standing in front of the girl with has pants down and his hands under her shirt, according to the documents.
The alleged victim told police that Little began making sexual advances toward her. She said he pulled down his pants and exposed his penis before pulling up her shirt and massaging her breast.
Little denied the allegations in his initial conversations with police.
As a Tier I sex offender Little will be required to register with local authorities annually for the next 15 years.