Sheriff: Jackson County man arrested for sexually abusing family member

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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTVY) — Deputies arrested 71-year old Nathaniel Watson, of Greenwood, FL Wednesday on sexual abuse charges.

Jackson County deputies say Watson had non-consensual sex with a family member who was unable to physically resist or provide consent.

They say Watson tried to flee after being confronted by family members and attempted to withdraw a large amount of money from the family bank accounts.

Deputies arrested him in the Live Oak, Florida area.

Watson is in jail without bond.

Investigators believe Watson has sexually assaulted this victim multiple times.

The investigation is pending and additional charges may be forthcoming.