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Police: Man molested minor, exchanged sexually explicit photos on Google Hangouts

TIPTON, Ind. (WISH) — A Tipton man has been arrested after allegedly sending sexually explicit images to a minor on an app and then later molesting the juvenile.

18-year-old Kyemichael Kidwell faces preliminary charges of child molestation and possession of child pornography. Both charges are felonies.

The Tipton Police Department said Kidwell exchanged sexually explicit messages and photos with a juvenile before later meeting up and performing sexual acts with the minor.

Police said the investigation began when a concerned citizen sent in a tip via Facebook.

Police said the investigation was assisted by the Tipton County Prosecutor’s Office, the Department of Child Services and the Tipton Community School Corporation. 

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