FARGO — A Fargo man faces a felony count of gross sexual imposition after allegedly having sexual contact with a 4-year-old girl.

The victim told authorities that Patrick John Keegan touched her inappropriately, according to Cass County District Court documents.

Keegan, who's in his 50s, allegedly took some of the girl's clothes off, took his pants off, and tried to have sex with her, court papers said.

Keegan denied the allegations when questioned by police, court papers show. A sexual assault kit was collected and sent to a crime lab for analysis.

On Monday, June 24, a warrant was issued for Keegan’s arrest, court records show.