A Ringgold, Georgia man was arrested this week on child sex charges for allegedly assaulting a young girl on several occasions in Catoosa County.

Forty-two-year-old Robert Alexander was arrested on Monday for aggravated child molestation, child molestation and aggravated sexual battery.

Alexander was arrested following an investigation after a young girl claimed that he molested her.

The mom of the girl couldn't give police the exact dates of the alleged abuse, but did say that her daughter claimed that several incidents had occurred over a considerable period of time