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Authorities: Gainesville man accused of molesting 9-year-old
Lennon Jay Mitchell
Lennon Jay Mitchell

A Gainesville man is accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl between 2014 and last year, according to authorities.

Lennon Jay Mitchell, 37, was charged with two counts of aggravated child molestation, child molestation and aggravated sexual battery. He was booked Thursday in to the Hall County Jail, where he remains.

“Between the dates of August 2014 and October 2017, Mitchell sexually molested a minor female child,” Hall County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Scott Ware said in a news release.

Ware said Mitchell and the victim were acquainted. 

The case is still under investigation.

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