Jacob Matthias Young
Photo: Hall County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Hall County Sheriff's Office

Man arrested after allegedly molesting 12-year-old boy at Hall County home

A 40-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after authorities in Hall County accused him of molesting a 12-year-old boy. 

Jacob Matthias Young of Cumming is facing a child molestation charge after the alleged assault. 

The molestation happened at a Hall County home in October 2018, according to sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Scott Ware. An investigation was opened after the victim’s family filed a complaint. An arrest warrant was obtained Thursday, Ware said.

Young was booked into the Hall County Jail. The case remains under investigation.

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