A man in the east is locked up, accused of sex crimes involving a child.
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office says that it arrested 24-year-old Avillanel Hernandez on Friday. Jail records show Hernandez is charged with 2 counts of statutory rape and 2 counts of indecent liberties with a child.
Officials say that the victim is a 15-year-old girl, and that the relationship is believed to have started back in January of this year at Hernandez’s home on Holmstead Drive.
Hernandez is being held on a $250,000 bond.
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