Cherryville Man Charged With Engaging In Sex Act With Child

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. — A volunteer softball coach in Cherryville is accused of engaging in a sex act with a child.  Police say the victim is not in the softball program where the suspect volunteered. 

Forty-seven-year-old David Curtis has been charged with one count of first degree sex offense.  Investigators say the incident happened in 2012.  Detectives say Curtis is a friend of the victim’s family. 

He is currently in the Gaston County Jail on a $250,000 bond.