North Carolina man faces 332 charges in child sex case

RAEFORD, N.C. — A North Carolina man is behind bars after he was charged with 300-plus counts of child sex crimes, authorities said.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 332 Charges**$20 Million Bond The Hoke County Sheriff Office: Dr. Hubert A. Peterkin, Sheriff,...

Posted by Hoke County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, September 20, 2020

According to The Associated Press and WTVD, Joshuah Taylor Bradshaw, 30, of Hoke County, has been charged with 332 counts of various sex crimes, including statutory sex offense, taking indecent liberties with children, sexual exploitation of a minor and crimes against nature.

Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Bradshaw on Saturday in Etta, Mississippi, after he was accused of sexually assaulting a minor in Raeford, North Carolina, the AP reported. He was jailed on a $20 million bond, according to the news agency.

Bradshaw is scheduled to appear before a judge Monday morning, WTVD reported.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.