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Brookhaven man accused of touching a child at local church

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Source: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department Source: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department
BROOKHAVEN, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

22-year-old Josiah D. Franklin was arrested Tuesday by Brookhaven Police and is accused of touching a child for lustful purposes.

Investigator Clint Earl said Franklin is charged in connection with an incident with an underaged victim in the bathroom of a local church.

Earl said that it was Franklin who called police and reported that he had committed this act.

He said no comments could be made as to the age of the victim or the name of the church.

Touching a child for lustful purposes is a felony and if convicted, Franklin could get up to 15 years in prison with a fine from $1000-$5000.

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