NEW INFO: Greenville man charged with statutory rape involving teen girl

A Greenville man is under a $1.5 million bond for statutory rape charges.

55-year-old Virgil Tyson of Talton Drive in Greenville is charged with three counts of statutory rape along with other charges.

He's now in the Pitt County jail.

Court documents say the victim was 13 years old. The attacks happened in 2014 and 2015, according to a warrant.

Records show his rap sheet dates back to 1995, and includes possession of schedule two narcotics and DWI.

Greenville police arrested Tyson on his latest charges.