Vale Man Charged with Child Sexual Assault

Lincolnton, NC (L TOWN RADIO)

A Vale, NC man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13 year
old female. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Detective Kelsey Harrington received a report on May 22, 2019. Harrington interviewed the victim at the Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center where she discussed the details of the incident.

Jason Lee Bryant
Photo Courtesy of LCSO

On June 19, 2019 Jason Lee Bryant, 20, of Vale, NC was taken into custody and interviewed about the incident. During the interview Bryant admitted to having intercourse with the child on multiple occasions between March 2019 and May 2019. He is not related to the victim.
He was taken before a Lincoln County magistrate where he was served with three felony counts of statutory rape of a child. Bryant was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $100,000 secured bond. He will have a first appearance in Lincoln County District Court on June 20, 2019.

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