Phoenix man arrested for sexually assaulting teen girls he met online
PHOENIX — A Phoenix man was arrested Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting two teen girls and giving them alcohol and drugs.
Gordon Golding, 53, faces charges that include multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, sexual conduct with a minor and aggravated assault.
According to court documents, one of the victim’s father reported Golding to police after his daughter told him about their relationship when he confronted her about drugs in her room.
During the investigation, police found that Golding had met two 13-year-old girls through Instagram and brought them to his home on multiple occasions, the documents stated.
Over the course of a few months, he allegedly provided them with alcohol and marijuana and sexually assaulted them.
Golding also allegedly took pictures and videos of at least one of the victims, which were recovered during the investigation.