Maben man charged with child sex crime


OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Maben man has been accused of a child sex crime.

Lawrence Johnson, 26, was charged with sexual battery.

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Oktibbeha County investigators said they were contacted by Child Protective Services in early July.

The alleged juvenile victim has been interviewed and charges were later filed.

Johnson could face more charges in another county.

His bond is set at $250,000.