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Suffolk man charged with sexually assaulting child

22-year-old John Michael Brown is facing more than a dozen charges, including rape and child abuse.
Credit: Western Tidewater Regional Jail
John Michael Brown

SUFFOLK, Va. — A Suffolk man is facing over a dozen charges after police say he sexually assaulted a child.

22-year-old John Michael Brown is charged with:

  • Four counts of Rape
  • Forcible Sodomy – Victim Under Age 13
  • Object Sexual Penetration – by Force or Helpless
  • Taking Indecent Liberties with Child Under Age 15
  • Four counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery – Victim 13-14, Force
  • Two counts of Carnal Knowledge of a Child 13 – 15
  • Abuse and Neglect of Children Reckless Disregard
  • Cruelty and Injuries to Children

Investigators say Brown and his victim knew each other.

Brown is currently being held without bond at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.