ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. – An Alexander County man was arrested Tuesday after deputies say he sexually abused a child.

According to the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, detectives received a tip from DSS about the possible sex abuse of an 11-year-old. After a thorough investigation, investigators charged 34-year-old Edgar Alrcon Romero, of Taylorsville, with two counts of indecent liberties with a child.

Romero was placed under a $150,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.