79-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting teens under 15

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WITN) - A Morehead City man remains behind bars after being charged with sexually assaulting three children under the age of 15.

Walter Willis, Jr. turned himself in to Carteret County deputies on October 27th. The sheriff's office just released information on his arrest Tuesday afternoon.

Willis was arrested for three counts of indecent liberties with a child and three counts of sex offense with a child. Deputies say the assaults happened between 2013 and 2017.

The 79-year-old Willis was jailed on a $1 million bond.