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Charleston Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Two Girls In Clay County

Reported by: Send eMail Leslie Rubin
Videographer: Matt Durrett
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Also Contributing: Leslie Rubin
Reported: Nov. 18, 2013 2:36 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 18, 2013 6:33 PM EST

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Clay Sex Charges
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Clay , Clay County , West Virginia

State Police have arrested a Charleston man on multiple first-degree sexual assault charges in connection with alleged incidents in Clay County with 10-year-old and 5-year-old girls.

Kevin Ray Bryant, 26, was arrested Monday, according to criminal complaints filed in Clay County Magistrate Court.

State Police met on Oct. 4 with a detective with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office on a sexual assault investigation that had led the detective to Clendenin and then to Clay County. The complaint said Bryant gave a trooper a video confession that in May he had sexually assaulted a 10-year-old female in Clay County on four different occasions in her bedroom.

Bryant also confessed in the video that he had sexually assaulted a 5-year-old in May in Clay County, the complaint said.

Troopers say one of the alleged victims had been infected with a sexually transmitted disease.

He was arraigned before Clay County Magistrate Jeffrey Boggs, who set bond at $250,000 cash or surety.



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