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Laurel man charged with molestation, sexual battery

John Hazelrigg. Source: JCSD John Hazelrigg. Source: JCSD

A Laurel man has been charged with molestation and sexual battery after an incident was reported on Oct. 11. 

A family member of two female juveniles reported to Jones County sheriff's inappropriate behavior between the juveniles and John Hazelrigg, 26. 

According to a news release from the Jones County Sheriff's Department, the juveniles told a family member that Hazelrigg would touch them inappropriately while in a drug-induced state. 

Hazelrigg confessed to the inappropriate behavior in an interview with investigators, according to the sheriff. 

Hazelrigg was charged with one count of molestation and one count of sexual battery. 

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