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Florence police arrest man for rape, sodomy, sexual abuse of a child

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A man is held on a $430,000 bond in Florence for rape, sodomy and sexual abuse of a child.

Posted: Aug 27, 2020 2:18 PM
Updated: Aug 27, 2020 2:41 PM

Florence police arrested a man on Thursday for rape, sodomy and sexual abuse of a child.

Brandon Keith Richardson was indicted by a Lauderdale County Grand Jury. He’s charged with two counts of rape first degree, sodomy first degree and five counts of sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 years old.

Richardson was booked in the Lauderdale County Detention Center with a bond set at $430,000.

“Due to the nature of the charges, the identity of the victims nor any other information will be released at this time,” Florence police said in a news release Thursday afternoon.

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