NC teacher accused of soliciting minor for sex

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LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — A teacher for the Lincoln County School District is accused of soliciting an underage girl for sex over the computer.

Ricky Kelvin Carpenter Jr., 41, was arrested Wednesday and charged with soliciting a minor for an illegal sex act, according to WSOC.

Detectives who posed as an underage girl online was contacted by Carpenter this week. The two were planning to meet to have sex.

The school district said that Carpenter has since been placed on administrative leave and he is in jail under a $50,000 secured bond.

The investigation is ongoing.