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Indy woman arrested in Fortville child molest case

FORTVILLE, Ind. (WISH) – An Indianapolis woman was arrested over the weekend and is facing charges in a child molestation case in a nearby county.

According to a release from the Fortville Police Department, on Aug. 5, their officers were contacted by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department and the Department of Child Services about a possible child molest that occurred in Fortville.

Detectives there found that 38-year-old Jennelle Saxon of Indianapolis fondled a 13-year-old boy. A warrant was issued on Sept. 4 charging Saxon with felony child molest. She was arrested by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department on Sept. 6 and booked into the Marion County Jail.

Tuesday morning, she was awaiting transfer to the Hancock County Jail.