A Mexico, Missouri man faces over two dozen charges related to underage sex.

Authorities in Audrain County report that 17 year old Chandler Douse and another suspect allegedly assaulted children under 12 years of age.

The incidents for which Douse is charged allegedly happened between September of 2016 and May of this year.

Douse faces 27 charges, including child molestation, sexual assault, furnishing pornographic material, statutory rape and incest.

A court date has not been set. Douse is being held without bond in the Audrain County Jail.