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Franklin Police arrest man on child molestation charges

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Posted at 12:42 PM, Sep 04, 2020

A Franklin man was arrested Thursday following an investigation by the Franklin Police Department into a complaint of child molestation.

Police Chief Morris Beverly says that 34-year-old Seth Dantin was arrested on September 3 after probable cause was developed in the case.

Arrest warrants were issued for Dantin on the charges of felony sexual battery and felony molestation of a juvenile.

Dantin was located and arrested by Franklin Police with the help of the Morgan City Police Department.

A bond for Dantin was set at $200,000. According to the St. Mary Parish arrest reports, Dantin was released to the custody of another agency. He remains incarcerated.

An investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.

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