DEPUTIES: Girl Placed In Home By DSS Sexually Assaulted By Guardian

Deputies say a teenage girl who was placed in a home by DSS was sexually assaulted by the man who lived there.

Matthew Parksey of Holly Ridge has been charged with sexual activity by a custodian.

Onslow County deputies say on November 4th they received allegations of inappropriate behavior between the 33-year-old Parksey and a 17-year-old girl who had been placed in his care. Deputies say the man was the teen's guardian.

The sex act happened at Parksey home on Dixon Road, according to a news release.

Parksey was jailed on a $20,000 secured bond.