Police: Missing 15-year-old Girl was with Messer

Northville Man Charged in Sexual Contact Case

By Peter Neumann

Northville Man Charged in Sexual Contact Case

October 31, 2013 Updated Oct 31, 2013 at 2:58 PM EDT

PLYMOUTH, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- 37-year-old Robert Louis Messer of Northville has been charged in connection with allegations that he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old Plymouth Township girl.

Earlier in the week, authorities issued a plea asking for the public's help in locating the girl and Messer, who had been seen leaving the girl's Plymouth Township home together. Authorities believed she might have been in danger.

Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy says Messer was a friend of the girl's family.

Messer faces the following charges: one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct First Degree, three counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct Third Degree and one count of Accosting a Minor for Immoral Purposes.

Messer was arraigned today in 35th District Court in Plymouth is being held in lieu of a 2-million dollar bond.

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