Nashua man faces felony sex assault charge

Mark Blease of Nashua was charged with felony sexual assault after local police arrested him Saturday morning. He will be arraigned Monday in Hillsborough County Superior Court South. (Nashua Police Dept. Courtesy Photo)

NASHUA — A 60-year-old city man faces felony sexual assault charges after police arrested him early Saturday morning.

Mark Blease was arrested at 12:32 a.m. Saturday on an arrest warrant.

Nashua officers had responded on Friday afternoon to an unidentified Nashua address for a reported  sexual assault involving Blease and an adult female known to him, police said.

Blease is charged with a special felony of aggravated felonious sexual assault that upon conviction carries up to 20 years in prison.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Hillsborough County Superior Court South in Nashua.

The Nashua Police Department requests anyone with more information about this incident to contact the Crime Line at (603)-589-1665.