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Sex offender, wife face charges

A registered sex offender in Moore County has been charged with molesting a 5-year-old, and his wife has been charged with caring for children in the home when he was present, authorities said Friday.

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ABERDEEN, N.C. — A registered sex offender in Moore County has been charged with molesting a 5-year-old, and his wife has been charged with caring for children in the home when he was present, authorities said Friday.

Dallas Junior Mofield, 69, of 36141 U.S. Highway 1 in Aberdeen, was charged Sunday with second-degree sexual offense, sexual offense with a child, indecent liberties with a child, sexual battery and childcare in the home of a sex offender. He was being held Friday in the Moore County jail under a $5 million secured bond.

On Thursday, Virginia Mofield, 61, of the same address, was charged with babysitting in the home of a sex offender. She was given a $100,000 unsecured bond.

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