Archive for Friday, August 12, 2011

Lawrence man arrested on suspicion of indecent liberties with 14-year-old girl

August 12, 2011, 10:42 a.m. Updated August 12, 2011, 2:55 p.m.


Lawrence police arrested a 55-year-old Lawrence man Thursday afternoon after he was accused of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl earlier this year.

Sgt. Matt Sarna, a police spokesman, said officers were called about the incident Tuesday, and it was alleged that the man inappropriately touched the girl between April and June at a location in south central Lawrence. The suspect knew the victim, police said.

Police interviewed the man and arrested him Thursday evening on suspicion of indecent liberties with a child. Douglas County prosecutors Friday afternoon filed one count of indecent liberties with a child by lewd fondling or touching, according to court records.

He is expected to appear in court Friday afternoon. Sarna said the child did not have any physical injuries.

The Journal-World generally does not identify sex crime suspects unless they are convicted.


Shane Garrett 6 years, 10 months ago

Wow, the english language and sentence structure is not the best in this story.

Shane Garrett 6 years, 10 months ago

Perhaps it is due to limited picas and editing, but I might have add the words, the months of, before April and June.

John Hampton 6 years, 10 months ago

Because seriously..... I thought the article was specifying two women, not months.

MarcoPogo 6 years, 10 months ago

I was trying to figure out where on the body April and June were in order to figure out exactly what was going on.

this_guy 6 years, 10 months ago

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