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Copperas Cove man accused of sexual abuse of a child

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Police have arrested a 28-year-old Copperas Cove man accused of sexually assaulting a girl multiple times over a one year span.

William Lester Shawl III has been charged with continuous sexual abuse of a young child. His bond is set at $50,000.

Copperas Cove PD investigated the sexual assault late Sunday night. They found that Shawl had sexually assaulted a girl several times over a one year period.

A criminal complaint was filed Monday, August 11, charging Shawl with continuous sexual abuse of a child. He was taken into custody the same day at the Copperas Cove Police Department. He was arraigned and transported to Coryell County Jail.
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