62-year-old Cleveland County man arrested for paying teenager for sex

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. — A Cleveland County man has been arrested, accused of paying a teenager for sex.

Ronald Hamrick, 62, faces charges for child sex and soliciting prostitution from a minor, according to our partners at the Shelby Star.

Police said that in the last two months, Hamrick paid a 17-year-old girl $20 to have sex with him at his home.

Hamrick is in jail on a $150,000 bond.