2 area men charged with molesting underage child

2 area men charged with molesting underage child

A north Fayette County man and one from Palmetto have been charged with child molestation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.

Jose R. Colindres-Figueroa, 22, of Forrest Drive, Palmetto, and 19-year-old Christian Morales, of Town Lane in north Fayette, were charged with the felonies, according to Fayette County Jail records.

Sheriff Barry Babb said both men were charged with child molestation, statutory rape and aggravated child molestation.

The only information disclosed to date is that both men were arrested on July 11 and that the crime involving an underage child occurred in Fayette County.

Both men are in the Fayette County Jail.