Lexington teen accused of sexually assaulting young boy

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LEXINGTON, N.C. — A Lexington teen is accused of sexually assaulting a young boy, according to a press release.

On Aug. 10, Davidson County Sheriff’s detectives were contacted by Brenner’s Children’s Hospital in reference to a reported sexual assault of a child. The male juvenile was examined and evidence of sexual abuse was found.

Following an investigation, the 16-year-old was arrested and charged with first-degree sex offense and felony child abuse.

He was taken to jail on a $200,000 secured bond.