Corey Sligh a former The Young and The Restless actor maintains he is innocent of having molested a ten year old child after an October 14 arrest.
Corey Sligh a former The Young and The Restless actor has been arrested and booked for child molestation.
Charges agains the 28 year old man come after he was accused of molesting a girl under the age of 10.
According to a report via TMZ the actor was arrested on October 14 in his home stage of Georgia. Pursuant to his arrest, Corey Sligh was released the same day after making bond of $22 000.
It was added that the alleged molestation took place from April until September of this year.
Yet to be necessarily understood is how many times the actor allegedly attacked the girl during those five months.
Notice of the actor’s alleged egregious behavior came after the child’s parents reported the sexual abuse on September 24.
Documents were filed to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.
Responding to the charges against him, Corey told TMZ, ‘I am innocent and fighting this until the end, and the truth will prevail.’
The actor’s arrest comes after previously being in the news when he was intentionally run over by a car in a Rite Aid parking lot in West Hollywood by two men in 2014 on Thanksgiving day.
The actor’s assault came after allegedly asking two men in a vehicle to ‘drive safer.’
After being hit, the actor was beaten up, leading him to be hospitalized, where he suffered multiple injuries including a broken arm.
Arrested at the time were Nikola Ilic, 24 notes a report via the dailymail who was charged with battery.
Also arrested was Dusan Lilic, 26, who was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and was held in lieu of $85,000 bail.
At the time of the assault, Sligh and his girlfriend Alisa Berhorst were delivering a Thanksgiving meal to a friend who had to work when they came across a vehicle being driven recklessly in the drugstore parking lot.
Lilic and Ilic crashed the car nearby while allegedly trying to flee and were later arrested.
Wrote the actor on instagram at the time: ‘Have a surgery to go and another couple days in the hospital but should be fine soon!’
Adding: ‘Thankful to still be on this great planet! Love y’all!’
The incident led to Corey Sligh spending months recuperating and learning how to walk again
The actor had been a regular fixture on The Young And The Restless playing a bartender and waiter on the soap opera.
Reps for The Young And The Restless have declined to respond to media overtures.
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