A Bethany, Missouri, man has been charged after allegedly assaulting a 12-year-old on multiple occasions.

The alleged victim told investigators that Dustin Fortner had touched her inappropriately and exposed himself to her multiple times, with the latest being on Feb. 5.

Fortner has been charged with third-degree child molestation, endangering the welfare of a child and sexual misconduct.

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