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Buford man charged with rape, child molestation
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Tommy Shane Brooks

A Buford man is accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl, according to authorities.

Tommy Shane Brooks, 32, was charged with rape and child molestation. He was booked in Thursday at the Hall County Jail, where he remains.

Hall County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Scott Ware said Brooks allegedly “molested a minor female child” in Buford.

Ware said the incident happened July 11, and investigators obtained warrants Wednesday.

The case is still under investigation.

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