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Carthage man faces child sex charges

Posted July 11, 2013

— The Moore County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Carthage man in connection with the July 4 sexual assault of a 7-year-old child.

Randy Lee Ritter, 50, of 149 Warren Road, was charged Thursday with one count each of felony second-degree sex offense, felony indecent liberties with a child, felony child abuse, sexual battery, assault on a child under 12 and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Ritter was placed in the Moore County jail under a $1 million bond. He is due in court July 29.


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  • 678devilish Jul 12, 2013

    Where was her mother and father? How was the child able to be alone with this man?

  • 678devilish Jul 12, 2013

    May the courts send this grown man to prison for 50 years. Praying the child will be OK in time. Counseling can help her.