Burlington man charged with indecent liberties with child

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Larry Edward Garner, 53, of Burlington

BURLINGTON, N.C. – A Burlington man has been arrested and charged with felony indecent liberties against a child.

The Burlington Times-News reported that 53-year-old Larry Edward Garner was arrested Friday after the alleged offense took place earlier this week.

An arrest warrant stated that the suspect “unlawfully, willfully and feloniously did take and attempt to take immoral, improper and indecent liberties” with a 15-year-old victim.

The suspect was jailed under a $20,000 bond and ordered to not have contact with the victim’s family. Information on his court date was not immediately available.

The relationship between the suspect and victim and the circumstances surrounding the alleged incident have not been released.