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Cary man charged with sexually abusing child

Posted June 20, 2010 2:02 p.m. EDT
Updated June 20, 2010 8:21 p.m. EDT

— A Cary man has been accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl, according an arrest warrant.

Pedro Ventura Chavez, 33, had been abusing the girl for over a year, sources told WRAL News.

Chavez, of 304 Middleton Ave., was charged Sunday with one count of felony taking indecent liberties with a child.

He was bring held Sunday in the Wake County jail under a $150,000 bond. His first court appearance was set for Monday afternoon.

Chavez has also been placed under a retainer by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.