Washington County man arrested for alleged child molestation

CHIPLEY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Chipley man has been arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement officers after they say an investigation determined he touched a child under the age of 12 in a lewd manner. Officers say he also forced the child to touch him.

On November 30th, 47-year-old Darren Keith Collins was arrested and booked into the Washington County Jail. Collins was charged with lewd and lascivious molestation on a victim under 12 years of age and contributing to the delinquency of a child.

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