Hephzibah man arrested on child molestation charged - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Hephzibah man arrested on child molestation charged

Anthony Smith (Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Anthony Smith (Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
RICHMOND COUNTY, GA (WFXG) -

Thirty-one-year-old Anthony Smith of Hephzibah has been arrested after a video surfaced that allegedly shows him making sexual contact with a six-year-old girl.

According to the incident report, a witness came to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office Sunday, Oct. 9 to report a sexual assault. The witness reportedly showed deputies a video of Smith sexually assaulting the girl. The witness told deputies she got the video from a third party, who allegedly got it off a cell phone she obtained from Smith. Deputies say they could not watch all of the video, due to it's graphic nature, but the witnesses were able to identify the man in the video as Anthony Smith.

The victim is reportedly a young member of Smith's family.

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