Police arrest man accused of child molestation


Police arrest man accused of child molestation



BLYTHE, Calif. (13 On Your Side) - A man accused of molesting a child is behind bars today, after a hospital in Blythe reported the abuse.

Police say they got the call Monday from Palo Verde Hospital, and immediately went to 28-year-old Michael Ashton's home to question him.

He wasn't home, but police were able to catch up to him and arrest him. 

Ashton was booked into Indio Jail on two counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14. 

Today, police to investigate the case and urge anyone with information on Ashton to come forward.


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