Cumberland County man accused of child abuse
Posted November 6, 2009 5:26 p.m. EST
Updated November 6, 2009 5:39 p.m. EST
Autryville, N.C. — A Cumberland County man has been charged with nine counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.
Deputies said Ronnie Collins, 51, of 8612 N.C. Highway 210 South in Autryville, was arrested Friday.
Investigators said Collins’ 11-year-old victim claims the encounters occurred between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30
The victim said Collins would give her a back massage and would move his hands to inappropriate areas of her body. She said this happened on numerous occasions while she was a visitor in his home.
Collins was being held Friday under a $90,000 secured bond in the Cumberland County Detention Center.
He is expected to make a first court appearance on Monday.