LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A Lafayette man is sitting in jail on several felony charges after prosecutors say he molested a young girl.
Fifty-year-old Cornellious Brown faces six felonies including four counts of child molesting.
Prosecutors say he tried to have sex with an 8-year-old girl on multiple occasions, the most recent taking place last week.
According to court documents, Brown initially denied the allegations but later admitted to them.
Brown also faces two counts of criminal confinement.
He is currently in the Tippecanoe County Jail with a bond of $50,000.
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