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Deputies: Burlington man sexually abused girl decades ago

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Posted at 12:44 PM, Mar 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-31 12:44:01-04

BURLINGTON, Ky. -- Boone County deputies arrested a man Thursday who is accused of molesting a girl more than 20 years ago.

Clyde Crawford, 74, admitted to sexually abusing a girl between the ages of 5 and 7 when he lived in Florence between 20 and 25 years ago, deputies said in a news release.

He was charged with first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse.

Crawford was being held in the Boone County Detention Center with bond set at $100,000.