Hurricane man arrested on sex abuse charge

By Staff reports

HURRICANE, W.Va. -- Putnam County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Hurricane man Friday for allegedly sexually abusing his stepdaughter.

Chris Topham, 33, is accusing of grabbing his 12-year-old stepdaughter’s breasts in July of 2013 and in February of this year.

The girl’s father complained to authorities, who investigated. Topham is charged with sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person in a position of trust to a child.

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