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Columbus man, 21, accused of aggravated child molestation

(Source: Columbus Police Department) (Source: Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police tell News Leader 9 a 14-year-old girl has been the victim of a rape.

We are told the rape allegedly happened on Thursday night at a home in the Garrett Pines subdivision in Midland, GA.

The suspect, 21-year-old Jason Howell, was arrested at 9:00 a.m. Friday.  He is charged with rape, aggravated child molestation, violation of Georgia's controlled substance act and having medicine out of its original container.

Officials say the incident did not happen at either the victim's or the suspect's home. 

Howell is scheduled to appear in Recorder's Court on Monday at 2:00 p.m.

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