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Lincoln man charged for allegedly molesting young girl
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Lincoln man charged for allegedly molesting young girl

From the What you missed this week in notable Southeast Nebraska crimes and court cases series
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A 66-year-old Lincoln man has been arrested and charged with sexual assault of a child.

Leonard Lovorn went to court for the first time on the charge Wednesday.

Leonard Lovorn

Leonard Lovorn

In court records, Lincoln police say a 9-year-old girl alleged that Lovorn touched her inappropriately at his home more than once during the winter of 2019 to 2020. 

The allegations came to light after the girl told a family member March 15. 

Police interviewed Lovorn and arrested him Monday.

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Lori Pilger is a Norfolk native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate who has been a public safety reporter for the Journal Star since 2005.

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