April 04, 2017

PUTNAM, Conn. (AP) The president of a Connecticut Little League is facing child sexual-assault charges and has resigned.

The Putnam Little League's board of directors says in a statement posted on its website over the weekend Kyle Aldrich's resignation was effective immediately.

Aldrich was arrested near his home Friday. The 33-year-old Putnam resident was arraigned Monday on charges including sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.

Court records show Aldrich's bond was set at $150,000 and he was released from custody. His next court date is May 5.

Putnam police haven't released details of the allegations. Aldrich's lawyer hasn't commented.

Little League offers baseball and softball for children.

The local Little League board has named Reggie Fowler as Aldrich's replacement. It says it's looking forward to ''a spring season of fun and learning.''

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