A Kennewick woman was recently arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a child since June 2014.
Police received a tip that Dawn Preston, 44, had repeatedly abused and raped the child, now 12 years old. Preston denied the rape allegation but told investigators that she had been inappropriately touching the child since 2014.
Preston was booked into the Benton County jail on suspicion of first-degree child rape.
Anyone with information about the case may call the Crime Stoppers line at 586-TIPS (8477), 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit www.tricitiescimestoppers.org.