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Siler City man charged with statutory rape

Posted June 1, 2009 3:28 p.m. EDT

— Chatham County sheriff's deputies arrested a Siler City man last week after a woman accused him of sexual contact with her 7-year-old son.

Charles Perkinson, 29, of 14 North Glenn Apartments, was held on $95,000 secured bond. He is charged with statutory rape and child abuse, both felonies.

He is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro on June 29.