Lincoln County man accused of sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl


LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — A Lincoln County man is being held on a $50,000 bond, accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl. 

According to the Lincoln County Sheriffs Office, Bobby Larry Avery, Jr., 48, is accused of inappropriately touching a 7-year-old child. The report was made on Jan. 19, 2020. 

Following an investigation, Avery was arrested on Monday, April 6 on charges of statutory sex offense of a child and indecent liberties with a child. 

He was taken before a Lincoln County magistrate where he received a $50,000 unsecured bond. He will have a first appearance in Lincoln County District Court on April 7. 

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