Sex Offender Jailed for Child Molesting

By Nina Settappa

October 30, 2012 Updated Oct 30, 2012 at 5:27 PM EDT

Fort Wayne, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Sex offender faces new charges for molesting a 4 year old girl.

Richard Harmon II, of Fort Wayne, is being held at the Allen County Jail on three counts of child molesting. His bail is set at $70,000. Harmon is also charged with failing to register as a sex offender.

On August 5th, the parents of the girl took her to the emergency room of St. Joseph Hospital were they informed the doctor that she had been molested. According to court documents, the night of August 4th, Harmon said he slept next to the girl, but denied toughing her intentionally and said "that if something happened it happened while he was asleep."

According to the Allen County sex offender registry, in 2001 Harmon was convicted of child molesting, received a four year sentence, and then was released in 2005.

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