NC man charged with sexual assault of teen

LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) - A North Carolina man is spending time behind bars after being charged with sexually assaulting a teenager.

Lt. Kathy Torre with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office tells WMBF News that 21-year-old Jonathon Anderson of Lumber Bridge was arrested Monday and charged with three counts of first-degree statutory rape where the defendant is six years or older and felony crime against nature.

The investigation which led to Anderson's arrest began in September after the Department of Social Services notified the Sheriff's Office of suspected wrongdoing.

Anderson' bond was set at $76,000, and he appeared in court Tuesday morning.

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