On Wednesday, Clay County Sheriff's Department Det. Jeff Maynard informed The Brazil Times Jeffrey S. Hyde Jr., 19, Turner, was in custody at the Clay County Justice Center on a $25,000 cash bond.
Maynard said an investigation into the allegations had been "ongoing for approximately one month."
According to Maynard, through the course of the investigation, allegations were made against Hyde Jr., and after interviews with witnesses and the victim, he was arrested.
Hyde Jr. faces preliminary charges of Child Molesting (a Class B felony), Battery Causing Bodily Injury (a Class D felony) and Intimidation (a Class D felony).
The victim, not a Clay County native, reported the allegations.
"The investigation took off from there," Maynard said.
Maynard said the case is still under investigation.