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Alachua County man arrested for molesting child

Published: Mar. 20, 2021 at 6:58 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - An Alachua County man is behind bars for repeatedly molesting a child.

According to Alachua County Sheriff’s Deputies, 26-year-old Jovonte Shipp abused a child under the age of 12 for several years.

The most recent abuse was reported on March 7. When deputies interviewed the child they told them Shipp was molesting her.

Shipp is being charged with lewd and lascivious behavior and is in the Alachua County jail on a $25,000 bond.

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