Nathan Ford, 25, 175 Roden Mill Road in Conway, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony rape of a four-year-old female.

Ford was arrested on the charge July 7 of last year. According to court documents, the rape was committed July 6.

Felony information filed with the court states Ford knowingly engaged in 'sexual intercourse or deviate sexual activity' with the victim on July 6.

Ford was sentenced to 25 years in prison, according to 20th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Cody Hiland, with another 10 years suspended.

Information pertaining to Ford's access to the victim and circumstances of the crime was not immediately available Friday morning.

More information coming.