LINCOLNTON, NC (WBTV) - A Kings Mountain man is facing sex assault charges which allegedly occurred 22 years ago.
James Tommy Deaton, 43, of Maner Road, has been charged with three felony counts each of First-Degree Sexual Offense, Taking Indecent Liberties with a Minor, and Crime Against Nature.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, the incidents occurred between January and December of 1989.
The sheriff's office says the female victim was 9 years old at the time and the incidents occurred at a home off Baxter Deaton Lane in western Lincoln County.
Deaton is being held in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $150,000.
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