Man who played Santa indicted on child sex charges

John Peters (Image courtesy Wake County Sheriff's Office)

February 8, 2012 5:25:07 AM PST
A Wake County man who worked as a local Santa was indicted Tuesday on child sex charges.

John Peters is now facing three different counts including sexual exploitation of a minor.

Peters is accused of chatting with a teen online, asking her to pose for nude photos and sending her nude photos.

The 70-year-old was arrested at an Apex McDonald's restaurant last month.

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