Man, 51, accused of sex offense with girl, 17

Paul Allen Roberts
Paul Allen Roberts

A 51-year-old man was charged by Raleigh police early Wednesday with second-degree sexual offense involving a 17-year-old girl on Tuesday.

Paul Allen Roberts of 5513 Seafarer Court was charged after being questioned at detective headquarters, records showed.

Roberts was booked into the Wake County Detention Center and held in lieu of $500,000 bail for a court appearance Wednesday.

Arrest warrants stated that the incident happened Tuesday.

Roberts was charged with two counts of sexual offense.

Police did say that Roberts and the girl knew each other before the incident that prompted his arrest.