Bond has been set for a Laurel man charged with sexual battery.
Randy Pruitt went before Jones County Justice Court Judge Howell Beech, who set a cash bond of $25,000.
Pruitt will remain housed in the Jones County Jail.
A Jones County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to South Central Regional Medical Center in February for a possible sexual assault complaint on a minor.
A young juvenile reported that a close family member had inappropriately touched her, according to JCSD.
During a forensic interview, the victim identified Pruitt as the perpetrator.
Pruitt and was taken into custody March 20, and interviewed the following day.
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