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Duckworth

A Morganton man was indicted on a child sex crime last week.

Douglas Duckworth, 69, of 5828 N.C. 126, was indicted on a charge of first-degree statutory sex offense with a child by an adult, according to court documents.

Duckworth is accused of committing a sex offense against a 6-year-old child, the documents said.

The offenses took place for about a year, between May 2018 and May 2019, the court documents said.

His bond was set at $100,000 secured with a court date set for Nov. 18, according to the arrest report.

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