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Paducah man accused of sexual abuse of a child

David Averitt (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) David Averitt (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Paducah man is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 12.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, someone reported the alleged abuse at the end of July.

Investigators say David Averitt, 46, was watching the child at his home when it happened.

The child was interviewed and gave a detailed account of what happened, according to the sheriff's department.

Averitt faces a charge of sexual abuse 1st degree, victim under the age of 12, which is a Class C felony.

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