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Police: Lebanon pediatrician arrested, charged with child molesting

A Lebanon pediatrician has been arrested after being accused of fondling a 12-year-old patient.

Posted: Feb 22, 2019 2:09 PM
Updated: Feb 22, 2019 4:44 PM

LEBANON, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lebanon pediatrician has been arrested after being accused of fondling a 12-year-old patient earlier this month. According to The Lebanon Police Department, Dr. Jonathon Cavins was arrested and faces one count of child molestation

Investigators said he fondled a 12-year-old boy during a physical examination on Feb. 4. After being reported to police, a forensic interview was conducted with the victim, where investigators obtained more details of the incident. Detectives determined that the manner in which Dr. Cavins touched the juvenile was not consistent with the routine medical and physical evaluation.

The Lebanon Police Department said Cavins was being transported to the Boone County Jail where he will be held without bond.

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