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Teen groped at store

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DALTON, GA. (WRCB) – Dalton police say a clerk at an area gas station has been charged with sexual battery for allegedly groping a teenage girl.

It happened Sunday at Stop-n-Go on Chattanooga Road.

Lt. Chris Cooke says 41-year-old Heath Franklin is accused of grabbing the backside of the 14-year-old.

Lt. Cooke says after reviewing surveillance video, more victims could be out there and Franklin may have led them to believe the touching was accidental.

Franklin has been charged with sexual battery and tampering with evidence.

If you have any information on this case, you're asked to call the Dalton Police Department (706) 278-9085 ext. 183.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates as they become available.

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