NEMO man accused of inappropriately touching 14-year-old girl

James D. Woods, of Hurdland, Missouri, was charged with Second-Degree Sodomy this week. (Clark County Sheriff's Office)

A northeast Missouri man is accused of touching an underage girl in a sexual manner.

James D. Woods, 28, of Hurdland, Missouri, is charged with one count of Second-Degree Sodomy.

In court documents, a Knox County sheriff's deputy said that during an interrogation, Woods admitted that he touched a 14-year-old girl's privates.

Authorities said Woods signed a statement confessing that he had done the inappropriate touching on June 14, 2018, at Sever Lake outside Hurdland.

Woods is being held in the Clark County Jail on $50,000 cash-only bond.

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