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Helena man accused of raping girl under the age of 16

Crime Watch
Posted at 3:10 PM, Apr 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-15 18:40:35-04

HELENA — A Helena man has been accused of raping a girl under the age of 16.

Michael Jefferson Harrison Jr., 52, has been charged in Lewis and Clark County with three felony counts of sexual intercourse without consent and two felony counts of sexual assault.

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According to court documents, the alleged assault took place over the course of a year and a half.

While being interviewed by law enforcement, Harrison allegedly admitted to having sexual interactions with the underage girl.