Kansas City man charged with sex crimes involving 6-year-old girl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man faces charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl in August.

Johnell Slayton, 36, is charged with first degree statutory sodomy and first degree statutory rape, both felony charges.

Police say they were called to a home in the 400 block of Highland Avenue on August 31 after the girl told her mother Slayton assaulted her.

The girl said she went inside the house to use the restroom and Slayton followed her in. Slayton allegedly assaulted the girl, and attempted to have sex with her, according to police.

Prosecutors have requested a $250,000 bond.

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