HOLLY SPRINGS — A Holly Springs man was being held in lieu of $600,000 bail Friday after an early morning arrest on sex charges involving a 14-year-old girl.
An arrest warrant charges Thomas Michael Moulthrop Jr., 42, of 105 Gingerlilly Court with one count of statutory rape and once count of taking indecent liberties with a child.
According to an arrest report, police arrested Moulthrop at about 4:40 a.m. Friday at his home.
The warrant says the activity on which the charges are based happened between Aug. 1 and Oct. 1.
Police said Moulthrop and the victim were acquainted.
Moulthrop was scheduled for a first court appearance Friday afternoon.