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Washington Man Charged With Child Molestation

Last updated on Friday, May 24, 2013

(WASHINGTON) - 19-year-old Jacob Taylor, of Washington, was arrested by city police last Friday on a charge of child molestation.

According to court records, Taylor is alleged to had intercourse with a then 12-year-old girl on August, 2012.

The girl told police that on April 12 that she and Taylor had sex last year. Police then interviewed Taylor who admitted to having sex with the girl, but claims the girl lied to him about her age and didn't know the girl was 12 until a family member confronted him.

Taylor is being held at the Daviess County Security Center on $25,000 bond. An initial hearing was held Monday in Daviess Superior Court where a preliminary trial date was scheduled for Sept. 24.

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