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Police: Utah man arrested for alleged rape, sexual abuse of 13-year-old girl

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Posted at 12:51 PM, Jun 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-25 14:58:04-04

burtonST. GEORGE, Utah – Police have arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly raping and sexually abusing 13-year-old girl in 2014.

According to St. George Police, Mason Todd Burton is accused of having sex with the girl on three different occasions.

Officials said the relations allegedly happened at a home in St. George between Feb. 2014 and March 2014.

He is facing felony charges for raping a child and sexually abusing a child.

Burton is being held in the Washington County Purgatory Correctional Facility on a $75,000 bond, according to official documents.

He is scheduled to appear in the 5th District Court Thursday.

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