by: Benjamin Ward, Ozarks First
A Billings man has been charged after admitting to sexually assaulting a young girl.
Gary Hicks, 23, is charged with five felony counts of child molestation and three counts of statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy.
According to the probable cause statement, Hicks was interviewed by authorities and admitted to having inappropriate sexual contact with a female younger than fourteen on multiple occasions this year.
Hicks admitted to touching the victim inappropriately, having the victim touch him sexually and having the victim perform sexual acts on him.
Hicks is being held in the Christian County Jail and is scheduled to be in court later this month.