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Man, 56, charged with sex crimes against teen girl

Posted August 29, 2008 9:12 a.m. EDT
Updated August 29, 2008 11:15 a.m. EDT

— Cumberland County sheriff's deputies charged a Hope Mills man for sex crimes involving a teenaged girl.

Detectives arrested Kevin Naughton, 56, of 2611 Odom Road, on Thursday. He faces two charges each of taking indecent liberties with a child and sexual battery.

The 14-year-old victim told deputies that Naughton kissed and touched her inappropriately. Detectives said the crimes occurred between April 1 and Aug. 1.

Naughton was being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $25,000 secured bond. His first court appearance was set for Friday.