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Waynesboro Man Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

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Melvin Lee Templeton, Jr. Melvin Lee Templeton, Jr.

City of Waynesboro Police Department
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The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro native for the sexual assault of a child that took place over the weekend.  Melvin Lee Templeton, Jr., 40 years old, was charged with two felonies, forcible sodomy and animate object sexual penetration, after he molested a ten-year-old Waynesboro girl at her residence on July 12.

Templeton is an acquaintance of the victim's mother.  Officers also served a two year old capias for failure to pay child support from the Augusta County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court.

In addition to the Virginia charges, Templeton is wanted on charges from Oregon and Michigan as well. Fugitive charges are pending for these states.  He is being held without bond at Middle River Regional Jail. 

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