Newberry man arrested on child sex charges


Published: Friday, February 8, 2013 at 10:06 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, February 8, 2013 at 10:06 a.m.

A Newberry man has been charged with sexual battery on allegations he repeatedly molested a youngster over several years, according to an arrest report.

Troy Gregory King, 48, was charged with sexual battery of a victim under the age of 12 and with lewd and lascivious acts on a victim under the age of 12, the report states.

The girl, now 11 and in the fifth grade, told authorities King had been touching her inappropriately since she was in the first grade. He also committed sexual acts on her and exposed himself to her, the report states.

King admitted the allegations to authorities and said she was being flirty with him, the report states.

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