ST. GEORGE - A 72 year old St. George man has been arrested on three counts  of aggravated sex abuse of a child.

John B. Archer was arrested on Wednesday and is currently being held in the Purgatory Correctional Facility.

St. George Police Captain Mike Giles said the charges were enhanced due to the fact that he the man held a position of special trust with the individual.

The victim reportedly was a relative of Archer.

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