Former Hoke County school basketball coach faces child sex charges

Jervon Edward Robinson (Hoke County Sheriff's Office)

A former teacher's assistant and boys' basketball coach is in custody Friday after sex allegations involving two juvenile girls.

Jervon Edward Robinson, 35, who coached at East Hoke Middle School, was arrested in Wake County on Thursday for alleged sexual assaults that took place from December 2013 through January 2014.

Robinson was employed by Hoke County Schools from August 2013 through February 2014, according to a school official.

The Hoke County Sheriff's Office obtained warrants against Robinson, who lives in Parkton.

Robinson is charged with two counts of indecent liberties with a student, a felony, and indecent liberties with a child, also a felony. He is also facing a misdemeanor charge of sexual battery.

Robinson is being held at the Wake County Detention Center on a $750,000 secured bond.

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