Mooresville man charged with sexually assaulting child

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. – A Mooresville man is behind bars after investigators say he sexually assaulted a child multiple times.

According to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, detectives received a report of a child being sexually assaulted by a family member on March 1. After interviewing the victim and several additional witnesses, deputies identified Andrew Urena, 34, as a suspect in the case.

Urena was charged with 12 counts of indecent liberties with a child, one court of sexual offense with a child, and one count as an adult offender. He was placed in the Iredell County Detention Center under a $250,000 bond.

Detectives say the alleged incidents occurred between February 2016 and March 2017. 

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