Roanoke Rapids man facing child sex charges

HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A Roanoke Rapids man is facing child sex charges after deputies say they found a missing teen at his home.

Deputies with the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office say they were sent to a home on Driftwood Lane just outside of Roanoke Rapids to try to find a 15-year-old who had been reported missing from Roanoke Rapids.

Deputies say that they found the teen at the home and arrested 20-year-old John Skeens II, charging him with contributing to the statutory rape of a child and delinquency of a juvenile.

Skeens was taken to the Halifax County jail where is being held with no bond.

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