GA carnival worker charged with sexually abusing child

George Michael Smith (Source: Etowah Co. Jail)
George Michael Smith (Source: Etowah Co. Jail)

GADSDEN, AL (WAFF) - A carnival worker from Georgia was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a young child in Etowah County.

Officials said George Michael Smith of Eatonton, Georgia was arrested on an indictment for sexually abusing a child under 12.

Officials said the incident took place July 17, 2012 in Gadsden.

Smith worked for a traveling carnival and moved frequently.

Putnam County deputies arrested Smith and transferred him to Etowah County.

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