Former Southwest Georgia police officer charged with child molestation

ANDERSONVILLE — A 69-year-old former Southwest Georgia police officer has been arrested and charged with child molestation.

On Wednesday, Sept/ 9, 2020, The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested 69-year-old Robert Alexander Scott and charged him with two counts of sexual battery, two counts of child molestation, and two counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes.

The charges came after the GBI executed a search warrant at Scott’s home.

On March 13, the GBI was asked by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office to investigate allegations of child molestation by Scott.

Scott is a former law enforcement officer and has worked for several agencies in the southwest Georgia area.

This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges are pending. Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call Special Agent Samantha Fort at the GBI Americus office at 229-931-2429.

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