Man sought in molestation case

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Richmond County sheriff’s officers are seeking a Florida man who they say molested an 11-year-old Augusta boy.

Sheriff’s Lt. Scott Peebles said today that police have a warrant for the arrest of Edwin Hernandez, 25, of Lake Mary, Fla., on a charge of aggravated child molestation. Mr. Hernandez was in Augusta with his girlfriend to visit her daughter, Lt. Peebles said.

Police were searching for the man this morning in a wooded area in the 1700 block of Tobacco Road, Lt. Peebles said.

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