IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — An Iredell County man has been arrested for indecent liberties with a minor, the Iredell County Sheriff's Office reports.
According to deputies, on Dec. 12, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Department received a report from a school official at East Iredell Middle School in reference to a child making statements of sexual assault.
According to the report, the student disclosed that she had been sexually abused outside of school by a family friend.
Deputies report that the victim was interviewed and during the course of that interview, the victim identified 21-year-old Javier Roberto Hernandez as the suspect.
On Jan. 16, Hernandez was arrested and taken to the Iredell County Detention Center. He was served with the warrant and then issued a $20,000 secured bond.