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Police arrest man in ongoing sex offense investigation
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On Aug. 21, Great Bend Police arrested Patrick Doty, 39, on multiple charges in connection with an ongoing sex offense investigation.

According to the GBPD, at approximately 12:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, GBPD detectives arrested Doty in reference to an ongoing investigation of an alleged sex offense occurring in Great Bend. Officers conducted cellular phone and social media search warrants as part of this investigation.

Doty’s charges include sexual exploitation of a child and harassment by telephone. He was transported to the Barton County Detention Center, where he is still being held, and booked in lieu of $100,000 bond. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information in reference to this case is urged to contact the GBPD by calling 620-793-4120 or Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300.