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DOJ: Teen sexually assaulted during flight from NC to Seattle

Jul 18, 2023, 12:58 PM | Updated: 1:10 pm

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Man accused of groping a teen on a flight to Seattle. (KIRO 7)

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SEATAC, Wash. — The Department of Justice said a man sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl during a flight to Seattle.

Investigators say it happened on a Delta Airlines flight from North Carolina on Sunday night.

The teen was sitting next to a man named Jack Roberson, who investigators say started groping the girl while she slept.

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