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Jasonville Man Accused Of Rape

Last updated on Wednesday, October 2, 2013

(BLOOMFIELD) - A Jasonville man was charged with rape.

19-year-old Justin Farnsworth, of Jasonville, was arrested Friday and appeared in Greene Circuit Court Monday where he was charged with rape.

According to a probable cause affidavit, Farnsworth is accused of raping a 16-year-old girl on August 5th..

According to Jasonville Police Officer James Gadberry, Farnsworth admitted to the incident and told police a similar story as the teen. The girl told police that Farnsworth forced himself on her while she continued to tell him no and kicked and fought with him.

During court, a public defender was appointed to represent Farnsworth and a trial date was set in March 2014.

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