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Lebanon pediatrician facing additional charges of sexual misconduct

A Lebanon pediatrician arrested on Friday accused of child molestation is now facing additional charges as more victims have come forward.

Posted: Feb 25, 2019 11:53 AM

LEBANON, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lebanon pediatrician arrested on Friday accused of child molestation, is now facing additional charges as more victims have come forward.

Related: Lebanon pediatrician arrested, charged with child molesting

According to police, in addition to the original charge of Child Molesting, a Level 4 Felony, the Boone County Prosecutor has filed additional charges including two counts of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, a Level 5 Felony, and one count of Vicarious Sexual Gratification, a Level 5 Felony.

After Dr. Jonathon W. Cavins, was arrested on Friday, Feb. 22, additional victims contacted Lebanon Police Department with allegations of inappropriate conduct by Dr. Cavins during physical examinations. Detectives conducted an investigation and information obtained was substantially similar to that obtained from the first victim.

Police said they are continuing to investigate claims and have two more potential alleged victims they plan to interview in the coming days.

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