Sunday, February 18, 2018
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St. Pete man arrested on capital sexual battery charge

ST. PETERSBURG — Police arrested a 23-year-old St. Petersburg man Thursday on a charge of capital sexual battery.

Kevin Thomas Proctor was accused of touching and forcing sex on a child who is less than 12 years old on Feb. 1, according to an arrest report. He also faces a charge of lewd and lascivious molestation.

Proctor later told someone he had molested the victim, according to the report.

In an interview with detectives, the victim described the abuse, which took place on more than one occasion, police said.

Proctor admitted to molesting the victim after his arrest, police said. He was booked in the Pinellas County Jail and held on $175,000 bail.

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