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Pennock man, 76, is in court for the alleged molestation of a girl years ago


WILLMAR -- A 76-year-old Pennock man made his first court appearance Wednesday for allegedly molesting a young girl years ago.

Harvey Alford Carlson faces a second-degree criminal sexual conduct cha-rge in Kandiyohi County District Court. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000 with conditional bail allowed for $5,000. Conditions include no contact with the alleged victim, no firearms and no contact with anyone under the age of 16. Carlson's next appearance is Sept. 21.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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