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Teen arrested after mom suspects sex

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James Michael Hammons (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept.) James Michael Hammons (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
HURLEY, MS (WLOX) -

A teenage boy was arrested Monday at East Central High School, and charged as an adult with two counts of sexual battery.

James Michael Hammons, 17, is accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl. The girl's mother contacted the Jackson County Sheriff's Department on April 7th and asked investigators to look into Hammons.

Deputies said their investigation revealed the victim and suspect knew each other.

Hammons is charged with two counts of sexual battery. Bond was set at $10,000 for each count.

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