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Post Falls Police: Man Molested 12-Year-Old Girl For Months

Roy Goldsborough Roy Goldsborough

POST FALLS, Idaho- Post Falls Police arrested a 51-year-old man they say has been molesting a 12-year-old girl off and on for the past several months.

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The mother of the 12-year-old victim reported to the Police Department that Roy Goldsborough had recently moved into their Post Falls residence. Goldsborough and the mother of the victim have been in a dating relationship for the past several months. It was reported that Goldsborough would spend each night at the residence and he moved into the home during the first part of December.

The mother reported that her victim daughter told her that she was inappropriately touched by Goldsborough during the early morning hours of December 21, 2010. Investigators interviewed the 12-year-old victim. Upon completion of the interview, it was determined that Goldsborough had inappropriately touched the victim on numerous occasions since being allowed into the residence. 

During an attempted phone interview with Goldsborough, it was obvious to Investigators that he was in the process of leaving, attempting to flee the area. Officer's responded to the residence and discovered Goldsborough was gone.

A short time later, Patrol Officers located Goldsborough at a local Wal-Mart and placed him under arrest. During the investigation, it was found that Goldsborough has a lengthy record out of Oregon, to include prior sexual abuse charges and is currently a Registered Sex Offender. 

The investigation of this incident continues. If anyone has further information tips can also be left at 208-777-COPS or at www.postfallspolice.com.

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