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Mingo man accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old girl

Published: Monday, April 29, 2013 11:39 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 11:14 a.m. CST

A Mingo man has been arrested and charged with committing a sexual acts upon a 6-year-old girl.

Michael Scott Allen, 38, was charged with second-degree sexual abuse, a Class B felony, following his arrest at 11:05 p.m. Saturday. He currently remains in the Jasper County Jail in lieu of a $35,000 bond.

According to law enforcement, Allen is alleged to have told three witnesses he performed a sex act upon the child. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison.

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