Davidson County man arrested on child sex charges

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Joshua Abbott

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A 27-year-old Linwood man was arrested Tuesday on child sex charges.

Joshua Adam Abbott of 1100 Old Pasture Rd. in Linwood was charged with two counts of first-degree sex offense with a child under 13 and one count of indecent liberties with a child.

On July 13 the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a sexual offense involving a minor. Detectives investigated the incident and Sept.  10 warrants were issued for the arrest of Abbott.

Abbott turned himself into deputies at the Davidson County Courthouse on Tuesday. He is being held in jail under a $500,000 secure bond. His court date is set for Sept. 28.

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