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West Virginia man arrested in assault of Hancock girl

by Geoff Fox

A 44-year old Kearneysville, W.Va. man was arrested on Wednesday, January 11, by West Virginia authorities on an arrest warrant issued by the Hancock Police Department.

In a press release, Sgt. Rich Miller said Gary Lee Jersild, Jr. was arrested for the charge of first degree and second-degree assault on a 15-year old Hancock female.

The incident occurred on January 6 in Hancock, Miller said. The female did not require hospitalization.

Jersild had permission to be . . .