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74-year-old man charged with sexual assault

Posted May 1, 2009 11:13 a.m. EDT
Updated May 1, 2009 1:21 p.m. EDT

— The Moore County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection with a reported sexual assault of a 40-year-old disabled woman at her home in the Vass area Wednesday.

Elton Clarke Turner, 74, of 1492 McGill Road, faces two charges of felony second-degree rape and two charges of misdemeanor assault on a handicapped person.

Turner was being held in the Moore County Detention Center under a $50,000 secured bond Friday. His first court appearance was set for May 18.