Knox County man charged with child molestation


TERRE HAUTE, Ind, (WTHI) – We have new information for you on a child molestation case in Knox County, Indiana.

Van Pek Thang, 20, appeared in court Monday.

Police say Thang admitted to having sex with a 13-year-old girl on several occasions.

According to officials, at the time Thang was 18 years old.

Investigators say it started in August of 2012.

Authorities arrested the man last week.

He has been charged with child molestation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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