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Two teens charged with child molesting in Catoosa Co.

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Two Catoosa County, Ga., teenagers were arrested this week on allegations that they inappropriately touched a 7-year-old girl.

Investigators with the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office charged a 17-year-old Ringgold boy and his 15-year-old girlfriend with child molestation Tuesday. The boy remains in jail in lieu of a $20,000 bond.

Sheriff Gary Sisk said Friday the girlfriend was charged as an adult with aggravated child molestation -- a crime that is more severe than child molestation because it results in an injury or involves sodomy.

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