By Sydney Warick
MILLERSVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — A man is wanted out of Millersville for allegedly sexually assaulting an 11-year-old child.
Millersville Police say Robert Phillips is accused of sexually assaulting the child over the span of six months.
According to officials, Phillips is a convicted felon originally from Louisiana where he served over a decade in a penitentiary.
They say he was staying at the child’s home at the time of the assaults. Investigators discovered that Phillips would show a gun to the child and tell her that he would kill her parents if she told anyone about the assaults.
Phillips’ CO2 pistol and several pairs of the 11-year-old’s underwear were found under his mattress.
He is facing a slew of charges including rape of a child and aggravated sexual battery.
Phillips is known to be homeless and frequents weekly rental motels. He is believed to still be in the area.
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