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Cumberland authorities: 28-year-old charged with sex crimes against 14-year-old

Posted February 24

David Scott Morris is charged with three counts each of statutory rape, statutory sex offense and taking indecent liberties with minor.

— The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has charged a 28-year-old man with multiple sex offenses after an incident that allegedly took place earlier this month at a home in Fayetteville.

David Scott Morris is charged with three counts each of statutory rape, statutory sex offense and taking indecent liberties with minor.

According to investigators, Morris sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl on Feb. 4.

Morris was arrested Thursday and given a $750,000 secured bond. He was scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon, authorities said.

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  • Janet Ghumri Feb 24, 3:18 p.m.
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    Disgusting. With all the single women out there, he chose a 14 year old. He'll never understood the long term damage he has done to the child.