Iredell County man arrested for sexually assaulting young boy

An Iredell County man is facing multiple charges after deputies say he sexually assaulted a young boy. 

Douglas Keith Triplett, 23, AKA "Junior", is charged with eight counts of felony indecent liberties with a child, and eight counts of felony statutory sexual offense on a child by an adult. 

According to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office, on Saturday, March 3 they received a report in reference to a child being sexually assaulted. The child said he was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions between Dec. 2015 and June 2017. 

The victim identified "Junior"  as the man who was assaulting him, and several witnesses were identified and interviewed by detectives. 

Based on the evidence gathered, Triplett was arrested and charged this week. He was issued a $300,000 secured bond.