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Decatur man arrested for sex abuse of child younger than 12, held on $100,000 bond

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A Decatur man is in the Morgan County Jail for five counts of sexual abuse of a child younger than 12.

Posted: Jun 23, 2020 2:48 PM
Updated: Jun 23, 2020 3:15 PM

A Decatur man is in jail on a $100,000 bond after being charged with sexual abuse of a child younger than 12.

Decatur police say on June 22, the department was made aware of sexual abuse accusations involving Jonathan Clifton and a child.

Police and the Department of Human Resources began a joint investigation, leading to Clifton being charged with five counts of sexual abuse of a child younger than 12. He was booked in the Morgan County Jail.

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