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I think I was molested as a child by an adult. Whoe do I tell? Please help?
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In brief: Police Report 1st
There is no time limit for reporting sexual abuse.
Police will take a detailed written statement. Sexual assault is a crime against the state, thus the police will determine if there is enough evidence to press charges. You become a witness to the crime. It can sometimes take years before charges are laid & the case goes to court. Criminal charges must be proven "beyond reasonable doubt.".

In brief: Police Report 1st
There is no time limit for reporting sexual abuse.
Police will take a detailed written statement. Sexual assault is a crime against the state, thus the police will determine if there is enough evidence to press charges. You become a witness to the crime. It can sometimes take years before charges are laid & the case goes to court. Criminal charges must be proven "beyond reasonable doubt.".
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