A Hattiesburg man is
behind bars in connection with lustful touching of a child under the age of 16.
Hattiesburg Police with the help of the US Marshall's Task Force apprehended
Devante Sansom Wednesday in connection with the alleged crime.
According to a Hattiesburg
Police incident report, the detective division was notified by a Mississippi
DHS investigator who uncovered information that the victim, who advised her
sister's boyfriend, later identified as Sansom, had touched her several times
at their house where she was living with them. The report also stated, all of
the alleged incidents occurred in Hattiesburg.
According to the report,
the evidence that was collected a warrant was issued for the arrest of Sansom.