22 year old convicted of child molestation

RINGGOLD, Georgia (WDEF) – A 22 year old has been convicted of child molestation in north Georgia.

22 year old Tyler McClenny was accused of molesting the 5 year old daughter of his girlfriend.

The mother was at work at the time.

During the trial, prosecutors said the little girl told her grandmother about the incident.

She later repeated the details to a Child Forensic Interviewer in Fort Oglethorpe.

McClenny faces a 5-20 year prison term when he is sentenced in two weeks in Catoosa County court.

Prosecutor Chris Arnt praised the team that investigated and prosecuted the case.

“These cases take a lot of work to prepare for trial and in the trial of the case, and they take a personal toll on everyone involved.”

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