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Columbus man arrested for alleged sexual assault of infant

Joshua Teal. (Source: Russell County Jail/Phenix City Police Department) Joshua Teal. (Source: Russell County Jail/Phenix City Police Department)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - An investigation of the alleged sexual assault of a Phenix City infant led to the arrest of a Columbus man, a media release from the Phenix City Police Department says.  

On May 2 at 1:20 p.m. ET, the Phenix City Police Department Criminal Investigations Division responded to the Midtown Medical Center in Columbus in reference to the sexual assault of a 9-month-old infant that reportedly occurred in Phenix City.

An investigation into the matter led to the arrest of Joshua Michael Teal, 19, of Columbus.

Teal was arrested on May 2 at approximately 3:30 p.m. ET without incident and charged with first-degree sodomy and first-degree domestic violence assault, both class A felonies.

Teal is currently being held at the Russell County Jail.

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