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86-year-old Arrested on Child Kidnapping and Sexual Abuse

86-year-old Arrested on Child Kidnapping and Sexual Abuse



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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) -- St. George police have arrested an 86-year-old man on charges of child kidnapping and aggravated sexual abuse.

St. George police Sgt. Craig Harding says Gordon M. Briggs reportedly detained and fondled a 10-year-old girl. The girl was visiting family members who lived in Briggs' neighborhood at the time of the alleged incident.

Briggs' bail has been set at $40,000.

Information from: The Spectrum

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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