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      Pinson man arrested for sexual abuse of child over 2 year period

      Nicholas Carson McCloy

      A Pinson man has been arrested for sexual abuse of a child.{}

      Nicholas Carson McCloy was arrested last Friday for sexual abuse of a child less than 12 and 1st degree sodomy.{} The incident happened over a two year period.{}

      In August 2012, Jefferson County sheriff deputies responded to a Pinson residence to investigate a report of a sexual assault.{} The victim's mother told deputies that her daughter had suffered sexual abuse at the hands of McCloy.{}

      The victim told deputies that the abuse began when she was 12 years old and continued until she was 14.{} The young girl claimed she was afraid to tell anyone because the offender made threats against her and her mother if she did not keep it their secret.{}

      The case was investigated and in January 2013, detectives presented the case to the grand jury.{} 30-year-old McCloy is out on a $90,000 bond.

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