Feb. 14, 2019 – Dunlap police arrested Leon Woods, 58, of Dunlap on Tuesday, Feb. 12, charging him with aggravated sexual battery against a child under 12 years of age.
“This was reported to us on Feb. 8, and after some investigation, Detective Robert Raber has made an arrest for aggravated sexual battery,” Lieutenant Randy Phillips said today. “He did admit after an interview, to substantiate a charge of sexual battery.”
Woods is an acquaintance of the victim, Lt. Phillips said.
“We did notify DCS (Department of Children's Services), and DCS has been involved in the investigation,” he said.
Woods is being held in the Sequatchie County Jail on an open court bond, pending his initial court appearance tomorrow in General Sessions Court.
This case is still under investigation, Phillips said.