Newberry man accused of molesting 12-year-old girl

Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 8:53 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 8:53 a.m.

A Newberry man was arrested Tuesday on allegations he repeatedly molested a 12-year-old girl, according to an arrest report from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.

Charles William Kennedy, 52, of 14849 NW 11th Place, was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior.

The three incidents reportedly happened between May and June. It’s alleged Kennedy touched the girl in a lewd way. The mother of the child witnessed the last incident, according to the report.

An investigation by ASO and the state Department of Children and Families resulted in the arrest.

Kennedy would not answer detectives’ questions, the report added.

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