19-Year Old Charged with Molesting Young Teen Girl in Morgan Hill

By Brian Shields

Tue Aug 26th, 2014 9:47am America/Los_Angeles

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MORGAN HILL (KRON) — Police in the South Bay are looking for more potential victims of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year old girl.

Morgan Hill police say they went to a home on the east side of that community on Saturday to investigate an alleged child molestation.

Detectives say they uncovered evidence that 19-year old Andrew Knight had sexually assaulted the victim. He was arrested and taken to the Santa Clara County Jail where he remains.

Prosecutors say they wil file charges of committing a lewd and lascivious act upon a child. Authorities say it appears Knight contacted the victim initially through social media. They’re urging parents to warn kids about the dangers of meeting people they learn about online.

Investigator say they have reason to believe Knight has committed other crimes but they need those victims to come forward.

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