A man facing five sex offense charges appeared in court Tuesday.
Pitt County deputies charged 26-year-old Evelio Velasquez with five counts of statutory rape, sex offense with a victim at least six years younger than himself and first degree kidnapping.
Warrants say the victim was a 15-year-old girl and the offenses happened March 13th.
Velasquez's bond remains at $500,000.
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