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More alleged victims come forward after man accused of sexual abuse

Brian W. Readenour (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Department) Brian W. Readenour (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Department)
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon is reporting that a Graves County man has been arrested by the Detectives Division of the Sheriff’s Office on various sex offenses.

On Jan. 4, the Sheriff’s Office along with Sheriff Mark Green of the Hickman County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of sexual abuse from a Graves County man involving a 13-year-old female.

On Jan. 6, detectives with the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, along with Sheriff Green, interviewed the mother of the young lady. The mother gave detectives detailed information as to some of the activity that she had witnessed herself that occurred between the male suspect and the juvenile. Detectives then went and interviewed the juvenile along with her step-mother. During the two-and-a-half-hour interview, the young lady gave specific details as to the incidents that had happened along with the information of a possible other juvenile that may have also been assaulted.

After receiving this information, detectives sought and obtained an arrest warrant for the Graves County suspect for his involvement.

On Monday, Jan. 11, detectives went to the residence located at 16421 St. Rt. 45 South in Water Valley, and arrested Brian W. Readenour, 39.

Readenour was charged with rape in the third degree, four counts of sodomy in the third degree, sexual abuse in the first degree, four counts of the selling of a controlled substance to a minor in the first degree and four counts of unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree.

Readenour remains in custody at the Graves County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies request that anyone who has any information pertaining to Readenour and any other person or people that he may have assaulted are encouraged to call the Detectives Division of the Graves County Sheriff’s Office at (270) 444-4740.

Deputies say since Jan. 11, more people have come forward with reports that Readenour allegedly had inappropriate contact with them or a loved one.

If you or someone you know may have been sexually assaulted or harassed by Readenour, you can contact Detective Steve Hendley at the sheriff's office at 270-247-4501.

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