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Boaz man charged with sexually abusing child

BOAZ, AL (WAFF) -

Boaz police arrested and charged a man for alleged sexual abuse of a child.

Jimmy Maurice Kirkpatrick, 72 of Boaz, was arrested on two counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

According to police, the victim was a 10-year-old girl. Authorities said the allegations came to light when the victim told an adult, who then brought it to the attention of police.

Kirkpatrick is currently in the Marshall County Jail under a $100,000 bond.

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