Martinsville store owner faces multiple charges of sexual misconduct

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A Martinsville art and comic book store owner went to court this morning to face multiple charges of sexual misconduct with a minor.

Police say 39-year-old Matthew Gouldsmith had sex with a girl over the course of two years, beginning when she was 14.

Investigators say the girl was a frequent customer at Gouldsmith's shop, Unleashed Arts, in downtown Martinsville.

The Facebook page for the store describes it as a place to hang out and play games.

Photos on the page show a number of teenagers at tables inside the store.