Man charged with sexually assaulting child in Colorado being held in Kansas jail

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BURLINGTON, Colo. — A man being held in a Kansas jail will be extradited to Colorado to face charges in the abuse and sexual assault of a girl.

The girl, who has not been identified, was taken to Kit Carson Health Service District Hospital in Burlington with extensive injuries on Saturday night.

She was later taken to Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora for continued treatment.

Her condition is not known, but it is believed her injuries are not life-threatening, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

Cole Price, 28, was taken into custody without incident by officers with the Garden City Police Department in Kansas, just before noon Sunday.

Price faces charges of first-degree assault, sexual assault on a child, sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust and child abuse.

He is being held at the Finney County Sheriff’s Office Jail in Kansas without bond and awaits extradition to Colorado.

Because of the nature of the crime, the location of the incident and details about the victim are not available.

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