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American Citizen Arrested in Moscow for Sexually Assaulting a Minor

Russia's Investigative Committee is now involved in the case of an American citizen accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Moscow, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported.

"Investigators intend to ask the court to arrest an American citizen suspected of pedophilia," Investigative Committee official Yulia Ivanova said on Tuesday. 

Earlier the Investigative Committee had announced the detention of an American citizen who was suspected of assaulting the girl in the elevator of a residential building on Nov. 1. 

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