Tonight there is disturbing news coming from the village of Independence regarding the sexual assault of a female minor. According to authorities, on Tuesday July 28th, a 12 year old minor accompanied by a social worker visited the Independence police station and reported to authorities that as recent as June 2015, her father had sexual intercourse with her against her will. The minor also reported that this was not the only time her father abused her but it has happened when she was much younger as well. A medical examination conducted on the female minor of 12 years confirmed that she was carnally known. Police continue to investigate.