Man charged with statutory rape of child under 15 years old

WAYNE COUNTY, NC (WITN) - A man is jailed after deputies say he sexually assaulted a child under the age of 15.

Wayne County deputies have charged Anthony Allen, 42, of Goldsboro, with statutory rape of a child under the age if 15, statutory sex offense with a child under age of 15, and indecent liberties with a minor.

Deputies say Allen and the victim knew each other. The man was given a $450,000 bond.