53-year-old Robert Jackson Harris III of Cleveland, N.C. was arrested Tuesday by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. He’s charged with felony counts of statutory rape of a child 15-years-old or younger, first-degree statutory sex offense, statutory sex offense with a child 15-years-old or younger, statutory sex offense with a child by an adult, and indecent liberties with a child.
On October 7, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report regarding a sexual assault of a juvenile female. The investigation was assigned to the Special Victim’s Unit. Harris was identified as the suspect and arrested on Tuesday.
Harris is being held in the Iredell County Detention Center under $500,000 secured bond.
A District Court date is scheduled for Monday, October 24th.
Photo: Iredell County Sheriff’s Office