A Harden Road man was jailed Thursday on child molestation and other related charges after two girls younger than 10 said he molested them, police said Friday.
Allen William Webb, 52, was arrested on three counts of child molestation and two counts of sexual battery after the Bulloch County Department of Family and Children Services notified police of possible child molestation incidents, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said in a news release.
The DFCS report was made Jan. 31 and was turned over to the Statesboro police investigative bureau.
"Detective Keith Holloway was assigned to investigate the allegations," Turner said. "The investigation revealed that there were two juvenile victims."
The victims alleged Harden had inappropriate contact with them sometime in 2012. Investigators declined to reveal where the alleged molestation incidents occurred, stating that to do so might disclose the victims' identities.
After further investigation, Webb was arrested Thursday morning at the Statesboro Police Department after he was instructed to turn himself in, Turner said. The charges are felonies.
Webb is currently being held in the Bulloch County Jail without bond, according to jail records.
"This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Det. Keith Holloway at the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911," Turner said. "All information is strictly confidential."
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