Escambia County man behind bars for sexually assaulting 13-year-old


ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla., (WKRG) — A 22-year-old man is facing several charges after deputies say he touched a 13-year-old girl inappropriately.

Authorities have arrested Antonio Cortex Franklin after they say he touched a 13-year-old girl on five different occasions. The arrest report says the abuse happened from May to July of 2019.

Franklin has been charged with lewd and lascivious behavior and battery.


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