Northriver man facing felony robbery, kidnapping, sex offense charges

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WITN) - Eastern Carolina officials have caught up with a man wanted for robbery, kidnapping and a sex offense.

The Carteret County Sheriff's Office issued warrants for Richard Richardson last week.

On Tuesday, authorities arrested the 45-year-old from Northriver on charges of common law robbery, second degree kidnapping and statutory sex offense with a child under the age of 15.

Richardson is being held on a $225,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning.