Athens man accused of sexually abusing girl, 5
An Athens man accused of sexually abusing a 5-year-old female acquaintance remained in the Limestone County Jail Friday with bail set at $50,000.
Rex Allen Locke, 48, of 16050 American Way, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under age 12, records show. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in Limestone County District Court.
The girl told an investigator she was abused numerous times between Sept. 1 and Oct. 12.
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