PHOENIX — Authorities said a young Peoria man is in custody accused of molesting his 10-year-old niece.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials said Anthony L. Auston, 20, is being held on
suspicion of five counts of child molestation, two counts of sexual conduct with
a minor under age 15 and one count of sexual abuse.
Auston was arrested Monday and booked into a downtown
Authorities said Auston is accused of molesting the girl for five months while they lived in the same residence.
The girl told her grandmother, who notified sheriff’s officials.