LINCOLNTON – A Lincoln County man is being held on a $100,000 bond after being charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl multiple times.
Jason Lee Bryant, 20, of Vale, was arrested Wednesday and charged with three felony counts of statutory rape of a child, according to the Lincoln County sheriff’s Office.
According to a press release, Det. Kelsey Harrington of the sheriff’s office interviewed the victim at the Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center, where she discussed the details of the incident.
After his arrest, Bryant reportedly admitted to having intercourse with the girl multiple times between March and May. Bryant and the girl are not related. His first court appearance is scheduled for Thursday.