An Independence man has been arrested on multiple charges of incest and sex abuse.

Independence police arrested 36 year old Joshua Wallace on six counts of 3rd-degree sex abuse and six counts of incest on Friday (April 7, 2016).

The crimes were allegedly committed over a span of three years -- from March 19, 2013, through July 31, 2016 -- and involved just one victim.

Wallace was booked into the Buchanan County jail in Independence.

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