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Steele man facing child molestation charges

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STEELE, MO (KFVS) -

A Steele, Mo. man has been charged after a sexual assault investigation involving a minor.

Regis Lee, 21, was charged with first degree child molestation. His bond was set at $100,000 cash only.

According to Steele police, Lee was staying in the victim's home when the assault occurred. The police chief was contacted by the victim's mother about the alleged assault on her daughter, which led to an investigation.

Lee was arrested and during an interview, police say he confessed that he sexually molested the child. He is currently being held at the Pemiscot County Jail.

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