Sexual charges filed

Sexual charges filed

A Union City man has been arrested on sex-related charges stemming from alleged incidents with a 13-year-old girl.
Mark Edward Morris, 35, of 808 East Florida Ave., Union City, was arrested at 11:01 p.m. Monday at his home and charged with one count of sexual battery by an authority figure and one count of solicitation of a minor, according to a Union City Police Department report.
Police had been notified Monday evening of a possible sexual assault involving the girl and Morris. At the police station, the girl alleged that Morris has been inappropriately touching her since late December 2007. She also alleged that she and Morris have been exchanging text messages that are sexual in nature for about a month, according to the report.
Published in The Messenger 4.30.08

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