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Police: Hillsborough man assaulted 14-year-old girl

Posted April 23, 2011 5:59 p.m. EDT
Updated April 23, 2011 6:02 p.m. EDT

— Police arrested a Hillsborough man Thursday in connection with the alleged assault of a 14-year-old girl last month.

Edward Eugene Tabares Jr., of 625 Childsberg Way, was charged with indecent liberties with a child, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and assault on a female, according to arrest warrants. 
 
He was being held in the Wake County jail under a $35,000 bond.
 
According to warrants, Tabares allegedly sexually abused his victim, caused her to miss school unlawfully and hit her in the face and struck her head against a railing on March 31.