Man charged with sex with girl while mother watches

CREATED Jun 26, 2013 - UPDATED: Jun 27, 2013

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FREDONIA - A 44-year-old man has been charged with having sex with a 12-year-old girl, and the man's wife, who is the girl's mother, is accused of setting up and watching the assault.

The man was charged Wednesday with one count of first-degree sexual assault of a child. 

He faces a maximum 40 years in prison and 20 years of extended supervision if convicted. 

The wife is also charged with being party to the crime. 

The Ozaukee Press says he is being held in the Ozaukee County jail on $100,000 bail. 

The man is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing Thursday.