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HGTV star Christopher Dionne accused of molesting a girl

Former HGTV star Christopher Dionne, 36 (pictured), has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old girl while she attended a sleepover at his home in November

A former HGTV star has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old girl.  

Christopher Dionne, of ‘Family Flip’ fame,  turned himself in to police in Connecticut on Monday on charges of fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. 

A friend of his two children claimed he touched her in a sexual manner while she was attending a sleepover at his home in Old Lyme. 

According to documents provided to Fox News, the alleged incident occurred during a sleepover that Christopher hosted in late November. 

The girl told police she was asleep on the couch and awoke to Dionne assaulting her. He allegedly touched her buttocks under her clothes as well as her chest. 

Dionne also is accused of taking pictures of the girl’s chest and asking if she wanted to see his penis. 

The unnamed girl said that, in addition to lewd comments, he instructed her not to tell anyone or else he would go to jail and his daughter wouldn’t have a father.

His son and daughter were asleep in the same room at the time, according to the documents. The girl said that Dionne then went to go to sleep with his wife in their bedroom after the incident.

The girl told police she was asleep on the couch and awoke to Dionne (left) assaulting her. He allegedly touched her buttocks under her clothes as well as her chest. He appeared on the pilot for 'Family Flip' with his twin brother Michael (right)

The girl told police she was asleep on the couch and awoke to Dionne (left) assaulting her. He allegedly touched her buttocks under her clothes as well as her chest. He appeared on the pilot for ‘Family Flip’ with his twin brother Michael (right)

The unnamed girl said Dionne (left) instructed her not to tell anyone or else he would go to jail and his daughter wouldn't have a father

The unnamed girl said Dionne (left) instructed her not to tell anyone or else he would go to jail and his daughter wouldn’t have a father

Dionne told police that  when he got home on November 26, around 1am, the victim was awake on the couch so he went and sat next to her, according to a warrant for his arrest.

He allegedly told police that the victim was lying down and put her arm around his waist and began to rub his stomach.

Dionne said he became uncomfortable so he moved her arm and said ‘that’s inappropriate,’ the warrant said. Dionne stated the victim did it again and that he again moved her arm and told her ‘that was big-girl stuff’. 

The victim allegedly began to cry and that he rubbed her back and told her to go to sleep, the warrant said.

He is currently being held in lieu of $100,000 bond.

Dionne (right) told police that when he got home on November 26, around 1am, the victim was awake on the couch so he went and sat next to her, according to a warrant for his arrest

Dionne (right) told police that when he got home on November 26, around 1am, the victim was awake on the couch so he went and sat next to her, according to a warrant for his arrest

Dionne (pictured) said the girl began rubbbing his stomach and then he told her to stop. The victim allegedly began to cry and that he rubbed her back and told her to go to sleep, the warrant said

Dionne (pictured) said the girl began rubbbing his stomach and then he told her to stop. The victim allegedly began to cry and that he rubbed her back and told her to go to sleep, the warrant said

According to police reports, Dionne (pictured) was working on a new show in California at the time of the police investigation called 'House Rescue.' A&E has suspended production on the show

According to police reports, Dionne (pictured) was working on a new show in California at the time of the police investigation called ‘House Rescue.’ A&E has suspended production on the show

Dionne and his identical twin brother, Michael, appeared on the pilot of a potential HGTV series ‘Family Flip’ where they flipped houses using reclaimed materials and sold them.

However, the series was not picked up. 

According to police reports, Dionne was working on a new show in California at the time of the police investigation called ‘House Rescue.’ A&E has suspended production on the show.



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