Easton man facing sex offense charges in connection to parking lot incident

EASTON, Md. - A man was arrested, after police say he  assaulted a girl in an Easton store parking lot.

The Easton Police Department says on Tuesday, they arrested 22-year-old Justin Shortall, of Easton on sex offense and assault charges. Shortall is apparently charged with two counts of sex offense fourth degree and two counts of assault second degree. 

The charges stem from an incident that happened on October 9, when police say Shortall engaged in sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl without her consent. The incident reportedly happened in the Target parking Lot, on Marlboro Road, in Easton.

Shortall is currently held in the Talbot County Detention Center without bond.

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