Princeton man arrested for assaulting child under 12 years old

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Last week, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man for sexually assaulting a minor.

Robert Hurst II, 31, was arresteed on Mar. 9 for first-degree sexual assault and sexual abuse after allegedly attacking a minor under the age of 12.

Due to the nature of the investigation, authorities have not released further information.

Hurst is at Southern Regional Jail under a $100,000 cash-only bond.

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