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UPDATE: In June 2016 charges against Islam Ibn Shabazz were dropped by the Denver District Attorney.

DENVER (CBS4)– A man accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old family acquaintance has been formally charged.

Islam Ibn Shabazz has been charged with sexual assault on a child and sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.

The charges were filed earlier this month. Shabazz, 25, is accused of sexually assaulting the young boy, a family acquaintance, last year.

Shabazz has been released from custody on $50,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in a Denver courtroom on March 17 for a preliminary hearing.



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