Teen charged with sexual assault of boys

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington teen is behind bars after he was arrested Monday night in connection with the sexual assault of two boys over the weekend.

New Hanover County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says the crimes, involving two 12-year-old boys, happened sometime between Friday and Sunday.

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Brewer says Timothy Grant Shaw II, 17, is charged with second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, second-degree sex offense of a child, disseminate obscene material and nine counts of first-degree sexual offense of a child.

The arrest came after one of the victims’ parents called law enforcement about what happened, Brewer said.

Shaw’s bail is set at $100,000.