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Franklin County, Ky. man accused of raping, sodomizing minor

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Andrew Chilton (Source: Franklin County Regional Jail) Andrew Chilton (Source: Franklin County Regional Jail)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Franklin County, Ky. man has been arrested after authorities say he raped, sodomized and sexually abused a minor.

According to a news release, the alleged crimes were discovered after someone found an explicit conversation between 26-year-old Andrew D. Chilton and the victim on a social media Web site.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office was contacted and, upon investigation, arrested him, charging him with second degree rape, second degree sodomy, first degree sexual abuse and the unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth to induce a minor to engage in a sexual or other prohibited activity.

Chilton is currently being held in the Franklin County Regional Jail on a $40,000 bond.

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