Fayetteville man facing indecent liberties charges involving 7-year-old

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- Authorities in Fayetteville have charged a man in connection with an indecent liberties incident involving a child.

Just before 8 a.m. on May 31, police officers were called to the area of North Street and Melvin Place about a man having indecent liberties with a 7-year-old.

The man, identified as 27-year-old Jamar Thompson, was an acquaintance of the victim's family at the time of the incident, according to authorities.

Detectives obtained a warrant for Thompson's arrest a short time later.

On Wednesday, police arrested him in the area of Colonial Drive and Fayette Avenue without incident.

He is currently being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $100,000 secured bond.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1885 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).
Related topics:
Copyright © 2022 WTVD-TV. All Rights Reserved.