Wyoming County man arrested on sexual abuse charge


BRENTON, WV (WVNS) — A Wyoming County man is facing a sexual abuse charge after inappropriately touching a 6-year-old girl, according to court documents.

Deputies arrested James Hammonds after an ongoing investigation that began in July, 2019. The child was interviewed in August, 2019 by a forensic interviewer with Just For Kids. She told investigators Hammonds inappropriately touched her and made her uncomfortable.

He was booked in Southern Regional Jail on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 on a sexual abuse charge. Bond was set at $15,000.

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