Columbus man arrested on five counts of child molesting

COLUMBUS, Indiana — A local man has been arrested on five counts of child molesting, incidents that were alleged to have happened between 1999 and 2009.

Bruce W. Giggy, 61, of 4210 River Road, Columbus, was arrested by Columbus police on a warrant at 6:18 p.m. Wednesday, Bartholomew County Jail records show.

Giggy is accused of molesting three different children younger than age 14 within that time period, according to documents filed in Bartholomew Superior Court 1.

He was being held in the Bartholomew County Jail in lieu of $175,000 bond, jail officials said.

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