LONGVIEW, Wash. — A Washington man is suspected of multiple counts of child molestation.

The Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2pUd0x7 ) 33-year old Michael Conder of Longview is scheduled to be arraigned May 30. Conder is facing four counts of first-degree child molestation.

Longview police got word of sexually explicit images involving an 11-year-old girl. The girl told an investigator and school counselor that a man she knew made her touch him inappropriately. She claims it happened more than five times.

Officials identified the man as 33-year old Michael Conder.

Court records show Conder admitted to engaging in sexual conduct with the girl.

According to the document, Conder also admitted to similar actions with a separate girl.

Conder was previous convicted for burglary, child molestation and failure to register as a sex offender.

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