NEW INFO: Man Facing Several Sex Offense Charges In Pitt County

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.