Police: KY babysitter accused of sexually abusing 7-year-old boy

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HAZARD, Ky. (WKYT) - A Hazard babysitter is behind bars after police say he sexually abused a boy he was watching.

Hazard Police say Brandon Sumner, 25, of Gorman Hollow, is charged with sexual abuse after investigators conducted a forensic interview on a 7-year-old they say was under his care.

Police say Sumner watched the child on several occasions.

Sumner is charged with 19 counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under 12.

Authorities are interviewing more people to see if there are any other victims.

Sumner was placed to the Kentucky River Regional Jail.

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