A local man is behind bars accused of sexually exploiting a minor.

Moore County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant in West End.  As a result, Robert Andrew Clark, 41, of West End, was arrested and booked at the detention center just after 2 a.m. Thursday on eight counts.

Clark’s bond was set at $1,000,000.

The suspect was charged with four counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and four counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

The alleged offense date is Feb. 9, 2020.

He was also charged with possession of marijuana up to 1/2 ounce and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. The alleged offense date for the drug charges is March 4, 2020.

Clark is due in court on March 23 and is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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