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West GA man arrested for child molestation and statutory rape

By Lindsey Connell - bio | email

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) -  A 21-year-old LaGrange man is facing child molestation and rape charges after police say he was caught in a 13-year-old girl's bedroom.

 Dontavious Heard was arrested early this morning at a home in LaGrange. According to police, Heard was in one of the bedrooms with the victim but when confronted by her father, he took off running. 

He was caught and charged with Child Molestation and Statutory Rape and was taken to the Troup County Jail.

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