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MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- A joint investigation by the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, Iredell County Sheriff's Office and the Mooresville Police Department ended with the arrest of a man accused of sexual assault of a child.

Gary Lamont Reid, 56, was arrested at his Mooresville home on Thursday.

Authorities say the investigation stems from a reported sexual assault that occurred in March of this year in Alexander County.

Reid is charged with first degree statutory sex offense with a child and indecent liberties with a child.

Reid was booked in to the Alexander County Detention Center under a $50,000 bond.

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