Josh Duggar and Family Address Reported Accusation That He Molested Underage Girls as a Teen

A recently unearthed police report filed in Arkansas states that19 Kids and Counting patriarch Jim Bob Duggar and wife Michelle brought their eldest son, Josh Duggar, in to the Children's Safety Center in Springdale, Ark., in 2006 to be interviewed in response to an accusation that he had sexually abused underage girls in 2002 and 2003. The police report has since been expunged to protect the identity of a minor child who was alleged to be the victim of a sex crime. But now, the family has spoken. 27-year-old Josh Duggar, who is expecting his fourth child with wife Anna Duggar, said in a statement to People, "Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret."



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