Sedalia Police arrested a local man on multiple charges of child molestation and statutory sodomy Wednesday.

Joshua Lee Miller, 32, was arrested and charged with eight counts of 1st degree child molestation and five charges of 1st degree statutory sodomy at 11:40 a.m. at 4440 Wisconsin Avenue.

According to the police report, Officer DeSalme responded to a report of sexual assault involving three children in the 400 block of E. 13th on March 8.

Det. St. Cyr and Sgt. Casto made contact with the suspect and placed him under arrest in connection with the case. He was then transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold for multiple counts of child molestation and statutory sodomy.

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