Aggravated sexual assault levied at Sharon man

Aggravated sexual assault levied at Sharon man
An incident apparently involving alcohol and a 12 year old has led to the arrest of a Sharon man. Michael Brandon Roney faces charges of aggravated sexual assault and contributing to the delinquency of a minor for an incident that reportedly took place in Gleason on Dec. 12.
According to an affidavit of complaint, Roney repeatedly touched a 12-year-old female inappropriately that day. The report cites she reminded Roney several times of her age after he attempted to proposition her for sex by placing his hands on her chest and genital area.
Roney reportedly gave the victim alcohol earlier that night. The Gleason Police Department took the report, which cites two witnesses who were there at the time Roney allegedly attempted to have sex with the 12 year old. The report also states a male subject who was at the residence assaulted Roney because his behavior toward the victim.
Roney was arrested Friday. He faces one charge of aggravated sexual assault and one charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He is being held without bond at the Weakley County Detention Center.
He is set to appear in Weakley County General Sessions Court next week.

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