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Albany Police Officer arrested for sexual assault

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By Jim Wallace - bio | email

January 29, 2009

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -An Albany Police Officer is in jail charged with inappropriately touching a 16-year old girl in his custody.

G-B-I Agents arrested 25-year old Matthew Brown Wednesday night.

He's charged with sexual assault, sexual battery, and violation of oath of office, all felonies.

A-P-D fired the 3-year veteran Tuesday

On January 5th Brown was supposed to drive a 16-year old runaway back home to South Albany.

She told her family Brown instead touched her.

GBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Mark Pro said  "After the intiation of the report that he did, evidently she stayed in the vehicle , and they went to another location where the incident occured."

Brown is in the Dougherty County Jail without bond.

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