NC man accused of inappropriate relationship with 14-year-old

David "Neal'" Brown, 52, was arrested on Sunday and accused of rape involving a 14-year-old girl. (Rowan County Sheriff's Office)

A Rowan County man was arrested and charged with having a sexual relationship with a minor, according to authorities.

David "Neil" Brown, 52, was taken into custody on Sunday after investigators received a report that a 14-year-old girl had been in a sexual relationship with Brown.

The victim was interviewed at a child advocacy center and discussed a relationship that took place between 2017 through 2019.

Brown, who was released on $100,000 bond, is facing 12 charges including seven counts of statutory rape.

The investigation is ongoing.