LAGRANGE, Ga — A local man faces sexual assault charges after police say he allegedly tried to approach a 15-year-old girl Wednesday.
A statement by the LaGrange Police Department says 59-year-old Robert Young faces four counts each of child molestation, enticing a child for indecent purposes and solicitation of sodomy. He was booked into the Troup County Jail.
Police say the run-in between Young and the girl happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday but wasn’t reported until later that day around 5:40 p.m. The victim identified Young as her attacker.
Investigators say they will continue to work on the case.
This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.