Moulton Man Accused of Sexually Abusing 2 Children

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MOULTON, Ala. (WHNT) – A man is charged with sexually abusing two girls.

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office alleges that Patrick Lynn Brown, 30, had sexual contact with two young girls, ages 10 and 12, in February.

Sheriff Gene Mitchell said that during the four-month-long investigation, his department worked closely with social workers with the Lawrence County Department of Human Resources.

Brown is charged with two counts of Sodomy First Degree, Sexual Abuse of a Child Less than 12 years old and Sexual Abuse First Degree.  He is currently being held in the Lawrence County Jail with a bond set at $210,000.

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