Lincoln Man Arrested For Sexual Assault Of A Child

A Lincoln man is behind bars today after being arrested for sexual assault of a child.

Police say 24-year-old Joel Batten was arrested yesterday.  Police say batten was having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy.

A tip from the boy's school counsler led police to the arrest.     

Batten and the boy told police they had a mutual relationship between August and October of 2007.  Batten has no other prior history before this arrest.