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Mayor of Woodland Park arrested on child sex assault charge

(Credit: Teller County Sheriff's Office)

(Credit: Teller County Sheriff's Office)

WOODLAND PARK, Colo. — Woodland Park Mayor  David J. Turley was arrested Friday on a felony charge of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust, the Woodland Park Police Department announced.

Turley was booked into the Teller County Jail.  Bond was set at $ 10,000.

The details of the alleged crime were not immediately released. Police are aware of only a single alleged victim, Chief Robert Larson said.

The Colorado Springs Police Department  and the Teller County Department of Social Services were also involved in the case.

Woodland Park is a town of about 7,200 people northwest of Colorado Springs.