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CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. -- A registered sex offender accused of crimes in South Carolina has been arrested in Cabarrus County.

Deputies took Nelson Lane Wright in to custody Tuesday.

The Kershaw County Sheriff s Office issued two warrants for Wright, currently a Kannapolis resident, for sexual assault and battery. Kershaw County authorities began investigating an incident allegedly involving Wright in August.

Wright is being held under a $250,000 bond at the Cabarrus County Sheriff s Office. He will be extradited to South Carolina.

Cabarrus County officials previously arrested Wright in August for violations of the North Carolina Sex Offender Registration Program.

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