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Belhaven man facing child sex charge in Pitt County

Published: Sep. 7, 2021 at 11:51 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 7, 2021 at 1:07 PM EDT
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PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Belhaven man has been charged with a sex crime involving a child in Pitt County.

Davon Patterson was charged last week with first degree statutory sex offense by Pitt County deputies.

A news release says back on July 22nd, deputies received a report of the sexual assault of a child that had just occurred. The girl was under the age of 13, deputies said.

The 27-year-old man was jailed on a $500,000 secured bond.

correction: The Pitt County Sheriff's Office originally listed Davon Patterson's age as 24.

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