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Lexington Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Minor

Posted at 8:16 AM, Aug 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-24 08:16:06-04
Joshua Roberts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man is in jail after being accused of sexually abusing a minor.

Police arrested 40-year-old Joshua Roberts on Thursday afternoon on East Main Street.

Police say he had sexual contact on several occasions with a victim who was younger than 16.

Roberts also is accused of using a cellphone to procure sexually explicit images of a minor.

He was facing several charges, including sexual abuse and sodomy.

Roberts was being held in Fayette County Detention Center.