Auburn man arrested for allegedly sexually abusing young child

Charlie Franklin. Auburn Police Division.
Charlie Franklin. Auburn Police Division.

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - On Dec. 14, Auburn police arrested Charlie Franklin, 53, for allegedly inappropriately touching a child. He is charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12 years old.

The complaint was reported to police on Dec. 8. The incident allegedly occurred the day before while several friends and relatives were gathered at a residence in the 700 Block of Lee Road.

Franklin was taken to the Lee County Detention Facility and his bond is set at $25,000.

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