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Winston-Salem man charged with child sex offense

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LEXINGTON, N.C. — Deputies say a Winston-Salem man has been charged with a child sex offense.

David Lawrence Welborn Jr., 42, of Evergreen Drive, is charged with one count of first-degree sex offense with a child.

Welborn was arrested on Monday as the result of an investigation that began in August, when deputies say they were informed of the alleged offense.

According to a news release, deputies allege the suspect committed multiple sex offenses against the victim between 2005 and 2008.

The suspect is being held in the Davidson County jail under a $150,000 secured bond.