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Jonathan Isaac Blackwell

EDEN, N.C. — An Eden man is accused of sexually assaulting a child, according to Sgt. David Lamberth with Eden police.

Jonathan Isaac Blackwell, 25, is charged with taking indecent liberties with a child.

On Wednesday at about noon, Eden police officers took Blackwell into custody, Lamberth said.

Blackwell was taken to the Rockingham County Magistrate’s Office and placed in the Rockingham County Jail under a $200,000 secured bond.

Blackwell is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 10.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Det. Jamie Buffkin at the Eden Police Department at (336) 623-9755.