Lincoln County Man Faces Multiple Child Sex Charges

LINCOLNTON, NC — A 34-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two children multiple times between October 2009 and August 2014.

Rey Blanco-Palmer has been charged with four felony counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child, three felony counts of First Degree Sexual Offense with a Child Under 13, one count of felony Attempted First Degree Sex Offense, and one felony count of Second Degree Kidnapping.

According to investigators, Blanco-Palmer admitted to the incidents during an interview Tuesday. Officials say the victims were a male and a female, and were ages 5 and 11 when the assaults began.

Blanco-Palmer has been placed under a $500,000 secured bond.