A press release from the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office states that detectives arrested 54-year-old Larry E. Sisco of Sweet Springs last Monday (Sept. 25) for child molestation charges in the 1st degree.

According to the press release, the arrest follows an investigation into allegations that he sexually abused a 7-year-old white female that was in his care. Sisco is currently being held in the Pettis County jail on $100,000 bond for the charge of child molestation in the 1st degree, a Class B felony.