NC police search for 'armed and dangerous' man wanted on child sex crime charges

Suspect: Desmond D. Newton via the Fayetteville Police Department

The Fayetteville Police Department is searching for an 'armed and dangerous' man who is wanted on multiple sex crime charges involving a child. 

Desmond D. Newton, 30, is wanted for two counts of statutory sex offense by an adult, two counts of indecent liberties with a minor, and two counts of crimes against nature.

Police said Newton’s victim is a 10-year-old child and the crimes happened sometime this month. The victim and Newton are known to one another, they said.

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Newton should be considered 'armed and dangerous' and anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is encouraged to call 911 immediately. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).