June 24, 2016


Lorain man faces sex assault charge

Delance Lake

Dalance Lake

LORAIN — A 23-year-old man who was accused of sexual assault against a teenaged family friend in March was arrested Sunday.

Dalance Lake was charged with sexual misconduct with a minor Sunday stemming from an incident March 3, according to police.

Lake was 22 when he was accused of sexual misconduct against a 14-year-old girl.

The teenager and Lake were family friends and had known each other for a while, according to police. In March, the teenager was going to Lake’s house around Dallas Avenue to visit one of his siblings when the incident occurred, according to police.

Lake was taken to Lorain County Jail, where he was held until he was released on bond Monday.