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Transgender woman in jail after allegedly molesting a minor

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Christopher Russell Christopher Russell
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A 35-year-old man from Columbus, Ga. is behind bars for allegedly molesting a minor.

Police say Christopher Russell also known as "Keema" met a 15-year-old boy on a social media site. According to the police report, the two chatted and decided to meet at the minor's house on March 6 at about 9 p.m. at the teenager's house on London Street.  

Police say the two were together, until the victim's mother called police when she found Russell with her 15-year-old son.

Columbus Police say Russell believed the minor was 18 years old. He denied sexual contact.

However according to the police report, the minor told the police the two had sexual conversations and engaged in sexual intercourse.

Police also say Russell told them he is a transgender; Russell dressed and looked like a woman.

Russell was arrested on March 26, 2014 and charged with sodomy and child molestation. Russell is expected to appear at Columbus Recorder's Court on March 28, 2014 at 2 p.m.

News Leader 9 will update this story as soon as new details become available.

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