Police: Man fondled 16-year-old at swimming pool in Burlington

BURLINGTON, Ky. -- A 19-year-old man is charged with sexual abuse after police say he fondled a teenage girl while at a swimming pool near Burlington early Tuesday morning.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 12:30 a.m. at the pool located on Crossings Drive.

Alexander Kidwell admitted to forcibly holding the victim's hands behind her back and touching her inappropriately while she repeatedly told him no, according to the sheriff's office.

Kidwell was arrested and taken to the Boone County Detention Center.

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