April 9, 2014

Rocky Face man charged with child molestation (Updated 4:30 p.m.)

A man charged with molesting a teen girl is behind bars.

Michael J. Gribble, 34, of 1779 Westside Circle, Rocky Face, was charged Tuesday by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office with child molestation and sexual battery against a child under 16.

According to an incident report, the girl told authorities the incident happened Saturday. Officials said Gribble came in contact with the girl through someone they both knew.

Gribble was in jail as of Wednesday afternoon. He had not had a bond hearing.

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