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Man Arrested, Police Believe There Are More Victims In Child Molesting Case
Updated March 11, 2016 6:13 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(SANTA CLAUS) - An 18-year-old man was arrested on felony charges of child molesting and dissemination of matter harmful to minors and police believe there are more victims.

The Santa Claus Police Department arrested Gage Nelson of Santa Claus on Wednesday. He is being held in the Spencer County Jail without bond. His initial hearing is scheduled in Spencer Circuit Court at 9 a.m. Friday.

The arrest capped a three-month investigation of circumstances involving alleged sexual conduct and the showing of pornography images to an 11-year-old girl.

Through information obtained during police interviews, police believe there are additional juvenile victims.

Spencer County authorities are seeking the public's assistance to help identify other possible victims. Anyone with information is asked to contract the Santa Claus Police Department at (812) 937-2340 or the Spencer County Crime Tip Line at (800) 615-6088.

Information can also be submitted through the crime tip line at www.spencoprosecutor.org.



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