NC man arrested for taking indecent liberties with a child

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John Edward Greene

WATAUGA COUNTY, N.C. — A man was arrested and charged with taking indecent liberties with a child on Wednesday.

The Watauga County Department of Social Services reported that a 15-year-old juvenile was sexually assaulted on Jan. 3 at a home in Watauga County.

After an investigation, police arrested and charged John Edward Greene, 39, of Boone with one count of a statutory sex offense and one count of taking indecent liberties with a child.

Greene is in the Watauga County Detention Center under a $500,000 secured bond.

His court date is set for Feb. 19.

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