A man from Boone was charged with three sex offenses involving a minor.
The Watauga Democrat reports 68-year-old Larry Dean Hardy was arrested on a warrant and charged with misdemeanor sexual battery, second-degree forcible sexual offense and felony indecent liberties with a child.
According to the report, Hardy’s alleged offenses were with a child under the age of 10 and took place from September through November of last year.
Hardy was issued a $100,000 secured bond and was ordered to not have contact with the victim.
Hardy’s court date is set for April 29th.