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Missing Kentucky girl found in West Virginia; man charged

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ANMOORE, W.Va. (AP) – Authorities say a missing Kentucky girl has been found in West Virginia and a man has been charged with sexually assaulting her.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department says deputies found the girl walking along a highway in Anmoore on Wednesday morning.

As deputies were getting her story, they noticed a man walking away from the scene and detained him. The girl then told officials that he had assaulted her.

Christopher Watson is charged with third-degree sexual assault. It’s unclear whether he has hired an attorney.

The department says an investigation is ongoing.



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