Mother slashes man with sword after catching him molesting her daughter, police say

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The child’s mother reportedly caught her boyfriend, John Lawarren Williams, in the act when she walked in on Williams allegedly assaulting the child in her Twiggs County home, WMAZ-TV reported

The woman grabbed a sword that was in the home and slashed Williams as she tried to stop him from leaving while she called police, according to WMAZ.

Williams turned himself in the next morning and was treated for a minor cut on the hand, authorities said.

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He’s facing aggravated child molestation and two counts of cruelty to children.