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Mt. Vernon man charged with sexual abuse in Benton County

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VINTON (KWWL) -

A Mt. Vernon man, who used to live in Benton County, is facing numerous charges for allegedly having sex with a young girl.

Kenneth Wesley Pappas, 38 of Mt. Vernon, was arrested Thursday.

Sheriff Randy Forsyth says the arrest follows an investigation from when Pappas lived in Benton County.  Forsyth says Pappas is accused of having sex with a minor on more than one occasion.

Pappas is charged with two counts of sexual abuse in the second degree, two counts of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse and child endangerment causing bodily injury.

Pappas is being held in the Benton County Jail on a $50,000.00 bond.

The investigation continues.

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