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Accused molester faces felony counts

A Fort Wayne man accused of having sex with a 12-year-old girl is now facing felony charges.

Allen County prosecutors formally charged Antoine J. Island, who is also known as Antoine Island III, 30, on Friday with two counts of child molesting.

According to court documents, he had sex with and molested a girl after coming into her room one night while she was sleeping.

A warrant has been issued for Island’s arrest.