Police: Man accused of molesting children beaten by father

Police: Man accused of molesting children beaten by father
Police in Virginia says they may have saved the life of a man who was accused of molesting two small children and then attacked by the children’s father. (Source: Gray News)

SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE, Va. - Police in Virginia says they may have saved the life of a man who was accused of molesting two small children and then attacked by the children’s father.

Authorities in Spotsylvania County told The Free Lance-Star on Thursday that the father was not charged.

But the other man was arrested after he was rescued from a beating. Mark Anthony Stanley, of Burlington, North Carolina, faces two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and assault.

Police said deputies rescued Stanley from further injury after the father obtained a weapon.

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