Teen arrested, charged with sex crimes

April 7, 2008 3:21:58 PM PDT
Cumberland County Sheriff's Detectives have charged a 16-year-old with sex crimes he allegedly committed against a child.

James Lee Flanagan of Fayetteville was arrested and charged Monday with first degree sex offense, taking indecent liberties with a child and crimes against nature. All are felony charges.

Investigators say Flanagan forced a three-year-old girl to participate in inappropriate behavior on March 27.

Flanagan was placed in the Cumberland County Detention Center under $75,000 secured bond. He is to appear in the Detention Center courtroom Tuesday.