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Police: 5-year-old assaulted, 38-year-old arrested

Jeffrey Eugene Williams (Photo source: D'Iberville Police Dept.) Jeffrey Eugene Williams (Photo source: D'Iberville Police Dept.)
D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) -

A D'Iberville man is under arrest, charged with sexual battery of a child under 14. According to D'Iberville Police, their investigation began after receiving a report about an assault on a 5-year-old in the Lamey Bridge area.

Jeffrey Eugene Williams, 38, is being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center under a $100,000 bond. Police Chief Wayne Payne said his investigators are still reviewing evidence and computers recovered from Williams's apartment.

If you have any information that could help with the investigation, call the D'Iberville Police Department at (228) 396-4252, or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898. You can also leave a tip online at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

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