Resident charged with abusing 12-year-old

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A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl.

George K. Sexton, 22, of 1370 Smith Chapel Road, was arrested Wednesday at 6:39 p.m.

According to Sexton's arrest citation, he is accused of touching a 12-year-old girl's chest on June 27, 2011.

Sexton was charged with second-degree sexual abuse, which is a misdemeanor offense. Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000.

He is expected to appear in Taylor District Court on Friday for arraignment.

Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan investigated.