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Halifax school employee faces sex charge

Posted June 1, 2011 9:39 a.m. EDT

— A Halifax County Schools employee was charged Tuesday with taking indecent liberties with a minor.

Joe Edmondson Jr., 56, of Rocky Mount, was involved in an alleged incident at Northwest Halifax High School in Littleton on May 25 that was reported to authorities a day later, Lt.  Chuck Hasty said. Details of the allegations weren't released.

Edmondson was the out-of-school suspension coordinator at Northwest Halifax High.

He was given a $2,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court Sept. 14.