Centreville man arrested on child sex abuse charges

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CENTREVILLE, Md. – Maryland State Police say they have arrested a Queen Anne’s County man after he allegedly sexually abused a minor child.

We’re told 56-year-old William Newsom has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor, third and fourth degree sex offense, and second degree assault, following an investigation alleging that Newsome sexually abused a child in the early 2000s. Officials say the child was 12-years-old at the time of the alleged abuse.

The incident was reported to police in January of 2019, and Newsom was arrested on Thursday.

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