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Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013 2:43 pm | Updated: 2:55 pm, Thu Jun 27, 2013.

SARASOTA, Fla. - An adult woman has come forward to accuse a Sarasota man of molesting her when she was a young child.

The Sarasota Police Department has arrested and charged 62-year-old Vennie Del Singleton with felony lewd lascivious molestation against a child between the ages of 7 and 8.

According to Sarasota Police, the crime happened between 2000 and 2002 when the victim was a child.

The woman says that for a period of about two years, Del Singleton would enter the living room as the girl slept and touch her underneath her underwear.

Del Singleton was arrested Tuesday and is being held without bond.

According to a police report, in a controlled phone call with investigators, the victim confronted Del Singleton about the molestation. He responded by apologizing and explaining that he was "in a bad place at the time."  He says that he repented for his actions.

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