Pender County man faces child sex charges
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Pender County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Friday for sex crimes against a child.
Lloyd Sterling Bennett, 55, is charged with seven counts of First Degree Statutory Sexual Offense of a Child, and seven counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child.
Bennett was placed on a $2 million bond and is being held in the Pender County Jail.
Detectives say the crimes happened over a six-year period to a 9-year-old girl.