A man from Vass is behind bars facing charges related to a sexual assault.
According to information from Moore County Sheriff’s Department, Hunter Odell Shore, 18, was arrested on Monday.
The alleged crime took place in Carthage.
“Detectives assigned to the case interviewed the victim and evidence was collected,” said a news release. “A suspect in the case was identified as an 18-year-old male from the Vass area of Moore County. After reviewing evidence and statements in the case, the suspect was charged.”
Shore was booked shortly after 8:30 p.m. at the Moore County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond.
He is charged with one count of felony statutory sex offense and one count of felony indecent liberties with a minor.
Authorities did not release the age of the minor.
The suspect has a June 27 court date and is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip Line at 910-947-4444.