Tennessee Man Caught With Shrine To 9-Year-Old
CLARKSVILLE,TN--Tennessee police say a man was caught having a shrine dedicated to a 9-year-old girl in his home.
Lenzo Grooms, 63, was busted by police after they received a tip of the possible shrine in his home.
Clarksville police say Grooms had a photography business called "Have Brush Will Travel" where he would take photos of neighborhood girls for a $20 fee, according to the Tennessean.
Authorities say the 9-year-old girl was taken by a family friend to Grooms home multiple times for photos where he would give the girl money and gifts in exchange for the pictures.
It is reported that Grooms also had a bedroom set up for the child where police say he touched her inappropriately.
Reports say Grooms also went to a home where he thought the young girl lived and threatened to kill her if the people didn't deliver certain items to her.
Grooms was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual battery, assault and aggravated criminal trespassing.