WASHBURN, WI -- A Bayfield County jury has convicted a Minnesota man of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 16.
The conviction of Mathew Lauseng was handed down Thursday following a three day jury trial.
Authorities say the then 33-year-old Lauseng sexually assaulted the child in the Washburn area in August of 2018.
He faces a $100,000 fine and up to 40 years behind bars.
Sentencing is scheduled for August 14.
The Bayfield County District Attorney said in a statement she is incredibly proud of the victim for coming forward and testifying in the case.