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Josh Duggar ‘inappropriately touched’ girls, family friend testifies

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A friend of the Duggar family testified in court about Josh Duggarallegations of past sexual assault.

Friend Bobye holt told a judge Josh allegedly “digitally penetrated” a girl in 2003, when he was 15, according to prosecutors’ supplemental brief filed Nov. 30 and obtained by E! New. Prosecutors described Bobye as “a longtime friend of the accused’s family and the mother of the girl he was dating when he assaulted Jane Does 1-4”.

On Monday, November 29, Josh’s father, Jim Bob Duggar, and Bobye testified at an evidence hearing to determine if they could testify before a jury at his child pornography trial.

Josh is currently facing one count of receiving child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. He pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Prior to jury selection, Bobye testified about one day in March 2003 when she testified that Josh admitted to improper conduct, according to the brief summarizing portions of the testimony the day before.

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