Nathaniel Hawkins Convicted Of Sexual Assault; Penalty Phase Underway

The sentencing phase has  begun in the trial of Nathaniel Hawkins.

The 25 year old was convicted earlier today of sexually assaulting an employee last August at "the Market" store in  Whitehouse.

Hawkins now faces anywhere from 5 years to life in prison.

Posted By 6pm News Producer Kelly Hefelfinger