Teen charged with sexual assault of minor

Correction: Milford police initially said the suspect was a male. They have updated their news release to say the suspect is a female.

Milford police arrested a local teen, Chyna Lipnickas, 19, of Milford for the alleged repeated sexual assault of a juvenile victim in 2014 and 2015.

Police say they received a report of the assaults on Sept. 8 and that the department’s Special Investigations Unit was assigned the case.

During the course of the investigation, the unit determined Lipnickas engaged in sexual activity with a juvenile victim between October 2014 and July 2015.

Lipnickas is charged with first-degree sexual assault, second-degree sexual assault, risk of injury to a minor and threatening.

She was released and scheduled to appear in court on Friday, March 4.