Man charged with sex offense against child

Benjamin Halstead (Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)

March 21, 2011 7:47:19 PM PDT
Cumberland County sheriff's detectives charged a Fayetteville man with engaging in a sex act with a child.

Detectives arrested 22-year-old Benjamin Halstead Monday evening. He is charged with first-degree sex offense and taking indecent liberties with a minor.

Halstead is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $55,000 bond.

He is expected to make a first court appearance on March 22.

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