Martin County man accused of child molestation

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MARTIN COUNTY, Ind. — A Martin County man was arrested Friday following an investigation into child molestation allegations.

Gage Lechner, 20, of Loogootee, faces level 4 child molestation charges for allegedly committing sexual acts with a child younger than 14, according to Indiana State Police. State police began investigating the allegation last month.

After an arrest warrant was issued for Lechner, he was located in the Alfordsville area by deputies from Daviess and Martin counties. Lechner was transported to the Margin County Jail where he is being held without bond.

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