A Newport man charged with gross sexual assault is scheduled to make his first appearance in a Bangor court Monday.

Andrew Hanson, 21, is charged with gross sexual assault, a Class A felony, after allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a 13-year-old girl, said Lt. Randy Wing of the Newport Police Department. He is scheduled to appear in Penobscot County Court Monday.

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The incident is said to have taken place in Newport on Jan. 2 and was reported to police by the girl’s father, said Wing. Hanson was arrested at his home on Friday.

A class A felony is punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a $50,000 fine. Hanson is in custody at the Penobscot County Jail in Bangor.

Rachel Ohm— 612-2368[email protected]