Man arrested for sexually assaulting 2 minors

Andrew Powell

YAZOO COUNTY, Miss. – A man is arrested for allegedly committing a sex crime against a 16-year-old and an 11-year-old.Authorities said Andrew Powell is charged with sexual battery and gratification of lust.

Investigators said the 16-year-old girl was assaulted while she was asleep on April 3. She reported the assault to her family and also told them that she he was concerned about another child who might have been assaulted.

The family discovered that an 11-year-old girl had also been sexually assaulted in January 2015.

The family reported the assaults to the Sheriff’s Office.  Powell was charged an arrested. His bond was set at $20,000.

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