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Man Charged With Inappropriately Touching Girls at Library
FRANKLINTON (Jen French) A man has been charged after police say he inappropriately touched an 11-year-old girl at the Franklinton library.
After looking at surveillance video, detectives from the Columbus Division of Police say they think there may be at least four other victims.
Dennis Morrison, 18, was charged with gross sexual imposition Friday morning and was in arraignment court. A judge set a $10,000 bail amount.
Columbus Police detectives say he touched the girl on the buttocks Wednesday evening while at the library.
Officers say library security footage shows Morrison doing the same thing to four other girls.
ABC6/FOX 28 spoke to a Columbus Public Library spokesperson who said they take these cases seriously, and library employees took action as soon as they found out about the incident.
SWAT officers found Morrison Thursday at a home on South Princeton Avenue. He admitted he was at the library that night, but denied touching any girls while he was there.
A public defender said Morrison works at the Murfield Village Golf Course in Dublin and lives with his grandmother.