Man faces 20 years in prison in abuse case

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Staff Report

A Hale County jury has found Timothy Banks, 34, of Greensboro guilty of two counts of sexual abuse.

Evidence during the case revealed that Banks molested a child under the age of 12 who was not related to him. The molestation occurred between 2003 and 2004, according to testimony.

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The jury deliberated about three hours Monday before returning the guilty verdict.

Banks faces up to 20 years in the case.