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Bedford Man Arrested On Allegations Of Child Molesting

Last updated on Friday, October 26, 2012

(BEDFORD) - 21-year-old Christopher Chastain, of Bedford, was arrested on a warrant after police say he had sex with a 14-year-old girl.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Chastain met the girl at the skate park and told her he was 17-years-old.

Police say the girl told Chastain she was 14. According to police Chastain went to the girl's home after her father had gone to sleep. She told police they had sex twice that night.

Her father learned of the activity and took her to Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital for a medical examination.

The 14-year-old then discovered Chastain was 19 or 20 and had no more contact with him.

Chastain, when interviewed by police, said he knew the girl from the skate park, but "he had never kissed, made out or had sex with" her

He denied having been to her house.

Bedford Police Department investigators examined the girl's bedroom with an alternative light source in search of body fluids, according to the probable cause affidavit.

Two stains were located on the girl's mattress. Cuttings were made and the portion of the mattress was sent to the Indiana State Police lab. Also, officers submitted a DNA sample from Chastain.

The DNA came back a match.

Chastain was booked in the Lawrence County jail Wednesday.

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