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Three arrested for sexual assault of teen
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Two men and one teen have been charged with the ongoing molestation of a 13-year-old girl.

James Palmer, 20; Robert Randall Palmer, 22 and a 14-year-old male are all charged with aggravated child molestation. James and Robert remain in the Newton County Detention Center as of press time.

According to Newton County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Cortney Morrison, on May 13 the victim told her mother that the three males - who are all known to her and her family - had sexually assaulted her on multiple occasion at multiple locations. The mother took her daughter to Newton Medical Center where authorities were called.

Following a thorough investigation by the Criminal Investigation Unit at the NCSO, the three arrests were made. The juvenile and James Palmer were arrested July 18, Robert Palmer was arrested yesterday.