Williamson man charged with attempted sexual abuse

Michael McCarthy Michael McCarthy

November 17, 2017 08:31 AM

A Williamson man is facing numerous charges after deputies say he had sexual contact with a child. 

Deputies say 48-year-old Michael McCarthy was arrested after it was reported that he had sexual contact with a child under the age of 11. The alleged contact took place between December 2016 and November 2017, according to deputies.

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McCarthy was arrested on Nov. 16 and charged with course of conduct against a child, attempted sexual abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child. He was remanded to the Wayne County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash /$3,000 bond bail.

A stay away order of protection was issued for the victim.


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