Columbus courts: Branden Bounds, 27, indicted on child molestation charges

A man accused of inappropriately touching a 5-year-old girl was indicted by a Muscogee County grand jury on Tuesday, records state.

Branden Bounds, 27, was indicted on charges of aggravated child molestation, aggravated sodomy and child molestation, records state. Bounds is accused of touching the girl sometime between Dec. 1 and Feb. 13, his indictment states.

The girl told her parents on Valentine’s Day and an investigation then began, which led to Bounds’ arrest, Columbus Police Lt. John McMichael said.Records state that Bounds remains in the Muscogee County Jail.