LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- The Lincoln County Sheriff s Office has arrested a man on child sexual assault charges.

Ricardo Miguel Magallanes, 32, of Lincolnton was arrested on Friday on two felony counts of first degree sexual offense.

Lincoln County Department of Social Services notified authorities about the incidents which occurred last week at the home of the 11-year-old girl. Magallanes is a friend of the family, according to the police report.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected to be filed.

Magallanes is being held in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond.

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