Clay County man arrested, charged with child molestation

A Clay County man is facing several charges after an investigation of sexual abuse against a young girl.

Posted: Jul 11, 2019 6:56 PM

CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Clay County man is facing several charges after an investigation of sexual abuse against a young girl.

Police arrested Benjamin Johnson.

Indiana State Police launched their investigation last December.

They say they received information that a 13-year-old girl had been sexually abused.

Johnson was arrested on Thursday.

He faces charges of child molestation, child solicitation, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

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