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Fortville man arrested for child seduction, sexual battery

FORTVILLE, Ind. (WISH) – A Fortville man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly inappropriately touching a teenager.

According to the Fortville Police Department, officers were called to the 300 block of Michigan Street a report of a child in need on Oct. 24.

After arriving on scene, officers say a 17-year-old male was inappropriately touched and seduced by a 42-year-old man, Robert Hartsock.

Hartsock was then taken into custody and transported to the Hancock County Jail.

He faces preliminary charges for child seduction and sexual battery.

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