A registered sex offender is facing new charges in Columbia County.
Forty-nine-year-old Kevin Kern of Wisconsin Dells has been arrested for sexual assault, false imprisonment and recklessly endangering safety.
The Columbia County Sheriff tells NBC-15 a 55-year-old woman told them she escaped from Kern after he held her at knifepoint, then assaulted her.
Kern is a lifetime sex offender registrant.
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