A Dalton man has been arrested and charged with child molestation last week.

Jeffrey Alan Despain, 32, is accused of touching two young girls inappropriately. 

Dalton police spokesman Bruce Frazier confirmed to Channel 3 that Despain has been charged with child molestation, cruelty to children and sexual battery against a person under the age of 16. 

The girls were seven and 10 years old at the time of the incidents, which are believed to have taken place one-two years ago.

The girls reported the incidents to their parents, who then reported to the Dalton Police Department.