Columbus man faces child molestation charges

Anthony Berry, Source: Columbus Police Department
Anthony Berry, Source: Columbus Police Department
By Lindsey Connell

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A Columbus man is facing charges stemming from an alleged incident with a young girl.

A Muscogee County grand jury has indicted Anthony Berry on two counts of child molestation, two counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes and one count of the solicitation of sodomy.

According to court documents, Berry allegedly committed the acts between July 1, 2009 and September 23, 2009 with a girl under the age of 16.

In the indictment, it says Berry took the girl to a home on Broadfield Drive off Macon Road in Columbus "for the purpose of indecent acts," kissed her on the lips and tried to get her to perform oral sex on him.

News Leader 9 is following this developing story. We'll bring you the latest information as  soon as it becomes available.

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