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North Carolina man faces multiple child sex charges

Posted September 12

— Authorities in North Carolina say a man is facing child sex charges that go back more than 10 years.

The Dispatch of Lexington reports 81-year-old James Thomas Hussey of High Point is charged by the Davidson County Sheriff's Office with five counts of indecent liberties with a child, two counts of first-degree sex offense with a child and statutory rape of a child.

The sheriff's office said the alleged offenses occurred between January 2006 and December 2011. Arrest warrants show the victim was under the age of 13 at the time.

Hussey is jailed on a $500,000 secured bond. I couldn't be determined if he has an attorney.

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