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Hattiesburg man charged for sexual battery of a child

Demetrice Carson. Photo courtesy of Hattiesburg PD

A Hattiesburg man is behind bars on charges related to the sexual battery of a child. 

On Tuesday, the Hattiesburg Police arrested a Hub City man in connection to what they called an “ongoing sexual battery case.”

38-year-old Demetrice Carson was charged with two felony counts of sexual battery of a child. A news release stated that the charges are linked to multiple incidents involving the same victim. 

The incidents date back to 2017 and allegedly occurred as recently as July of this year. 

Carson was booked in the Forrest County Jail, and his bond was set at $200,000.

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