Columbus Man, 42, Found Guilty of Groping 14-year-old

COLUMBUS – A Columbus man will be sentenced in December, after being found guilty on 5 charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old.

Court Records say the 42-year-old man, was found guilty of 5 felony charges of 3rd degree sexual assault of a child, stemming from incidents that date back to 2014. The man was charged for groping a 14-year-old juvenile on several occasions.

The man was arrested and charged, after being interviewed and failing a lie detector test back in August of 2017, says an arrest affidavit.

The man faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison, and no minimum sentence.

Sentencing is scheduled for December 15th.

The man’s name is being withheld to protect the victim.

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