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Elderly Man Charged In Sex Crimes

A 67 year-old man wanted on child rape charges is now behind bars in Halifax County.

Authorities arrested Thomas Clairborne Wednesday.

Halifax County deputies say they got the report of the alleged sexual assault of a child back in January.

Deputies say they learned the rapes happened at Clairborne's home in Roanoke Rapids.

Clairborne is charged with first degree rape of a child, and second degree rape.


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