Missouri man accused of molesting toddler while baby-sitting

1 year 1 month 1 week ago Wednesday, July 05 2017 Jul 5, 2017 Wednesday, July 05, 2017 9:30:00 AM CDT July 05, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City, Missouri, man is jailed on $250,000 bond after being accused of molesting a couple's 1-year-old girl he was baby-sitting before being pummeled by the girl's father.

KMBC-TV reports that Clay County prosecutors have charged 26-year-old Jayson Newlun with statutory sodomy.

Court documents allege that Newlun was baby-sitting the toddler June 30 when the girl's parents returned to the home to retrieve something when the mother found Newlun taking an inappropriate photo of the girl and molesting her.

After the mother ran to get notify her husband, the husband repeatedly punched Newlun and hit him with a dresser drawer before a neighbor intervened.

Online court records don't show whether Newlun has an attorney.

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