Northwest Florida sheriff's office employee arrested for sexual battery of a child

Photo source: Escambia County Jail

A former employee of the Escambia County Sheriff's Office has been arrested for sexually assaulting a child.

Escambia County Sheriff's Office (ECSO) investigators arrested 53-year-old Jonathan Matthew Waugh Tuesday, October 11th for sexual battery of a minor. He is charged with felony sexual assault and was not given bond.

On a Facebook post, the ECSO wrote that he worked in the IT department at the Escambia County Sheriff's Office. The ECSO reports that he has been terminated as a result of this arrest and investigation.

Channel 3 News will follow this story for you and provide details as they emerge.

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