A Norridgewock man was arrested and charged Thursday with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy over several years, according to a news release from the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department.

Joseph Handley, 66, of Norridgewock, was charged with unlawful sexual contact and unlawful sexual touching after the sheriff’s department received a complaint about the boy on Dec. 19, according to the release.

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Handley had previously been convicted of two counts of gross sexual misconduct and one count of unlawful sexual contact and is a lifetime registrant on the Maine Sex Offender Registry.

Handley is scheduled to appear in Somerset County Superior Court Wednesday.