Teenager Charged With Sex Offenses Involving 12 Year Old Boy

A teenager is in jail on a $2 million bond after deputies say he engaged in sexual acts with a 12-year-old boy.

Kyle Wells of Newport is charged with six counts of first degree sex offense with a child and three counts of crimes against nature.

Carteret County deputies say the sex offenses occurred with the same victim over the past six months. They say the victim in known to the 17-year-old, but aren't releasing any more information.

Wells is scheduled to appear before a judge today for his first appearance.