Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Oaklyn Police Chief Mark Moore reported an Oaklyn man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl.

A jury found William Cannon, M/39, guilty December 1 of Aggravated Sexual Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

During the trial, Assistant Prosecutor Lauren Wojcik presented evidence proving Cannon sexually assaulted the child at his Oaklyn home August 26, 2012.

Cannon is scheduled to be sentenced March 13, 2015.  He faces up to 20 years in prison.

Released Monday, December 8, 2014.