South Carolina man facing child sex charges in Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – A South Carolina man has been returned to Eastern Carolina to face child sex charges.

Kinston police say Timothy Spencer, of Greenville, South Carolina, was arrested Wednesday by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina.

The 60-year-old man is charged with indecent liberties with a child and sexual battery.

Police say back on January 31st they were called to the Red Carpet Inn on East New Bern Road for a welfare check. They learned that children living at the hotel were being neglected and possibly sexually abused.

Warrants for Spencer’s arrest were drawn up on March 8th, and he was returned to Lenoir County last night.

He is being held on a $25,000 bond.