N.C. man arrested for molestation

Published 1:38 am Saturday, October 22, 2016

VIDALIA — A North Carolina man has been arrested in Vidalia on a charge of molestation.

Brian N. Helton, 32, 5709 Melinda Ave., East Bend, N.C., was charged by the Vidalia Police Department Thursday with molestation of a juvenile.

VPD Public Information Officer Capt. Frankie Carroll said Friday he would not release any information as the crime is still under investigation.

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Helton was also indicted this week in Adams County on a charge of touching a child for lustful purposes.

Helton was being held in jail Friday afternoon with no bond.