Suspect in sexual assault of 11-month-old infant appears in court

Derek Gates appears in Brown County court via videoconference July 31, 2017. (WLUK/Don Steffens)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WLUK) -- A $50,000 cash bond has been set for a man suspected in the sexual assault of an 11-month-old girl.

Derek Gates, 37, appeared in court Monday, though no formal charges have been filed so far.

Police said over the weekend that the child was taken to St. Vincent Hospital on Friday.

Gates is from Arkansas and was in Wisconsin on business, police have said.

He was ordered to have no contact with the baby or her mother.

He is due back in court Aug. 8.

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