Colorado City brothers accused of child molestation

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

COLORADO CITY, Ariz. -- Two teenage brothers in Colorado City are accused of molesting young girls.

Investigations began Oct. 13 when Mohave County sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a sexual assault on a 10-year-old girl.

Detectives said that a 17-year-old had sexual contact with the victim and inappropriately touched a 12-year-old girl. His 14-year-old brother is accused of inappropriately touching the same 12-year-old victim.

The incidents occurred in October at a residence, according to sheriff's officials.

Both boys are in custody and face felony charges.

Officials said the 17-year-old faces one count of sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of molestation of a child. His brother faces one count of child molestation.

The brothers were turned over to the Mohave County Juvenile Probation.

Since the brothers are juveniles, is not identifying them.