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Report: Columbus man arrested, charged with molestation of 8-year-old

John Paul Jones. (Source: Muscogee County Jail) John Paul Jones. (Source: Muscogee County Jail)
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    Tuesday, July 21 2015 6:39 PM EDT2015-07-21 22:39:36 GMT
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    A Columbus man went before a judge Tuesday afternoon for child molestation charges. John Paul Jones, 36, is accused of inappropriately touching his girlfriend's 8-year-old daughter "in a sexual manner on the outside of her clothing" five times in the last three months.More >>
    A Columbus man went before a judge Tuesday afternoon for child molestation charges. John Paul Jones, 36, is accused of inappropriately touching his girlfriend's 8-year-old daughter "in a sexual manner on the outside of her clothing" five times in the last three months.More >>

A Columbus man is in the Muscogee County Jail after being charged and arrested for allegedly touching a child inappropriately. 

According to a CPD arrest report, John Paul Jones, 36, of Columbus, was arrested on July 19.

Jones is accused of inappropriately touching his girlfriend's 8-year-old daughter "in a sexual manner on the outside of her clothing" five times in the last three months. Jones told police he did so to be sexually-aroused.

Jones was arrested and charged with five counts of child molestation. He will appear in recorder's court on July 21 at 2 p.m.

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