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Columbia Police Arrest Man for Child Molestation

Posted: Dec 10, 2013 11:17 AM by Nick Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Dec 10, 2013 11:26 AM

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COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department arrested a man Monday for molesting an 8-year-old child.

The department said on four separate occasions between 2005 and 2013, Pruneda put his hands inside the victim's underwear, touching her genitalia while she was sitting on his lap.

The department did not say how they are related, but said the victim knows the suspect.

Pruneda was arrested for first degree child molestation.

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