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Fairmont man charged with sexual assault of 12-year-old

William Paul Thompson
William Paul Thompson(State of West Virginia)
Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 2:28 PM EDT
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FAIRMONT, W.Va (WDTV) - A Fairmont man is behind bars after allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old.

On March 29, William Paul Thompson sexually assaulted a 12-year-old, according to the criminal complaint.

Police say Thompson, 58, admitted to the assault. The facts of this case were also corroborated in a statement made by the victim, the complaint reads.

Thompson has been charged with third-degree sexual assault. He is being held at North Central Regional Jail with bail set at more than $175,000.

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