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KOKOMO, Ind. – A Kokomo man is in jail after police arrested him on 10 counts of child molestation.

Thomas Huffman, 35, is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl multiple times over an eight-month period.

The girl told police she would sometimes pretend to be asleep when it happened.

She said she finally researched online how to tell a parent about assault, and she wrote her mom a letter.

Huffman is in the Howard County Jail. His initial hearing is June 3.