Pitt County man charged with sexually abusing a child

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - A man in the East is now behind bars after police conducted an investigation into indecent liberties with a child.

Deputies with The Pitt County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Santiago Hernandez-Islas with indecent liberties with a child. Police say the child involved was a 6-year-old girl.

Hernandez-Islas has been placed into the Pitt County Detention Center under a 25 thousand dollar secured bond.