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Man convicted for molesting child in Warren Co.

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WARREN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A man who admitted to raping a 10-year old child in 1993 could get up to 15 years behind bars after being convicted of molesting a young girl.

A Warren County jury deliberated for about two hours before convicting Thomas Tubbs, 57, last Wednesday.

Tubbs was arrested December 21, 2009, several days after the child told her mother Tubbs touch her inappropriately.

The girl, now 5-years-old testified during the three-day trial.

Following the verdict, Tubbs was taken to the Warren County Jail.

Sentencing is set for December 2nd.

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