Man arrested for taking indecent liberties with a child in Yadkin Co.

Augustin Perez Jr.

Augustin Perez Jr.

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. – A man has been arrested in connection with sexual offenses with a child, according to the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office.

Augustin Perez Jr., 22, of Blackville, S.C., was arrested on Thursday and charged with felony first-degree sexual offense, felony indecent liberties with a child and felony second-degree sexual offense.

In November 2012, the Sheriff’s Office received a report from a family that a close family friend, who was living in Yadkin County at the time, had victimized their child.

Following an investigation, warrants were taken out for Perez. His location at the time was unknown. He was subsequently located in South Carolina and brought back to Yadkin County.

Perez is being held under a $300,000 secured bond. He is scheduled to appear in court June 25.