Man charged with sex crimes with child

Edward Earl Marshall

May 26, 2011 11:41:03 AM PDT
Cumberland County Sheriff's Detectives have charged a Fayetteville man with sex crimes involving a minor.They arrested 55-year-old Edward Earl Marshall on Thursday for allegedly having inappropriate behavior with an 8-year-old girl.

Investigators say the incident happened on April 26 when the child's grandmother had left her and Marshall in a car while she was grocery shopping. The child claims Marshall held her down and touched her.

Marshall is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond. He will make a first court appearance on Friday afternoon.

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