GULFPORT, Mississippi — Gulfport police have arrested a 47-year-old man accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl identified as a friend of the family.
Sgt. Damon McDaniel tells the Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/1cU2kSi ) police arrested the man after investigating a complaint filed by the girl's mother Nov. 6.
McDaniel says police went to the family's home and learned the man reportedly had touched the girl under her clothes in an attempt to lure her to have sex with him.
The man, who was not identified, was charge of touching of a child for lustful purposes and a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest.
He is being held at the Harrison County jail on a $100,000 bond set by Justice Court Judge Diane Ladner.
Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com