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Austin man facing six felony criminal sexual conduct charges in Mower County District Court

An Austin man who was arrested after a teenage girl claimed to authorities that he had been sexually assaulting her frequently from the age of 5 until January of 2020 has been charged with six felonies in Mower County District Court.

21-year old Colin Charles Belden was charged Tuesday with two counts each of felony attempted first-degree criminal sexual conduct, child under 13 years of age, felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct, child under 13 years of age and felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct, significant relationship, child under 16 years of age, multiple acts.  

Belden is currently on probation for a felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct conviction that involved sex with a 13-year-old girl.


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