Columbus man faces molestation charges

A Columbus man is scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Columbus Recorder's Court at 2 p.m. today (Friday) after he was arrested Thursday on charges that include four counts of aggravated child molestation.

Bobby Brent Avery, 38, of Melinda Dr., at the Columbus Police Department on charges that also include one count each of child molestation and enticing a child for indecent purposes. He is being held in the Muscogee County Jail.

No other information was available Friday morning.