Harmony woman arrested in child rape investigation

Teresa Gentry was arrested in connection to a child rape investigation in Iredell County. (Iredell County Sheriff's Office)

A woman was arrested in connection to a child rape investigation in Iredell County, according to authorities.

Teresa Gentry, 39, of Harmony, NC was taken into custody in relation to a complaint filed on January 25th, according to a police report.

The report states the victim is a family friend of Gentry's and identified the suspect after being interviewed by officials and providing photos, videos, and other mobile phone activity containing sexually explicit content sent from Gentry.

The offenses reportdely took place from March through December of last year.

Gentry faces seven charges including child rape and sexual exploitation of a minor.