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Matthew Lebow has been charged in Nodaway County for the molestation of a 4-year-old girl.

A Nodaway County man was charged with one count of child molestation on Friday, after investigations allege he had sexual relations with a 4-year-old.

Matthew Lebow of Guilford, Missouri, allegedly molested a female victim who made contact with the Children’s Advocacy Center in St. Joseph. According to court documents, Lebow told investigators he had assaulted the young girl at his home in Parnell, Missouri, and threatened to harm the child if she told anyone.

Lebow is currently being held at the Nodaway County Jail and is pending a bond hearing.

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