NC man charged with sexually assaulting 9-year-old girl

- A Stanley man is facing child sexual assault charges after he sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl, police said. 

Gilbert Donald List, Jr., 67, has been arrested on felony indecent liberties with a child charges.

On July 2, 2017 the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said they received a report regarding the sexual assault of a child. The victim was 9-years-old at the time of the incident and is related to the suspect. The incidents occurred between January and December of 2016.

The young girl was interviewed at the Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center where she disclosed the sexual assaults.

Detective Kelsey Harrington interviewed List on Wednesday, July 12 at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. During the interview List admitted to the abuse.

List was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center on a $40,000 secured bond. He will have a first appearance in Lincoln County District Court on July 13.

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