Kansas man held on $85,000 bond in child groping case

09/17/2013 9:24 AM

09/17/2013 9:24 AM

A 21-year-old Hutchinson man is being held on $85,000 bond after authorities alleged that he broke into a home and groped three young girls.

Tyler Lee Ford was charged Monday with aggravated burglary and three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child.

Authorities allege he broke into the home Sunday and groped a 10-year-old girl and two 9-year-old girls who were in bed.

The Hutchinson News reports police said Ford did not know the girls. Police say they found Ford's cellphone in the girls' room.

An indecent liberties with a child conviction carries a life sentence without the possibility of parole for 25 years.

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