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Gainesville man charged with child molestation
Jerry Lynn Roberts 2017

A Gainesville man is accused of molesting a girl under the age of 16, according to authorities.

Jerry Lynn Roberts, 35, was charged with child molestation, sexual battery and electronic enticement of a minor. He was booked Wednesday in to the Hall County Jail, where he remains.

According to Hall County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Scott Ware, Roberts allegedly “sexually molested a female under 16 years old and showed her pornographic images and videos.”

Ware said this allegedly happened in July, and warrants were obtained Tuesday for Roberts.

The case is still under investigation.

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