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Authorities accuse 72-year-old woman with sexual assault

December 27, 2018

RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — Police have accused a 72-year-old North Carolina woman of sexually assaulting a teenager.

News outlets report the Raeford Police Department said Caroline McGee Pitts is charged with statutory rape of a child, statutory sexual offense by an adult, taking indecent liberties with a child, crime against nature and child abuse involving a sexual act.

According to police, the victim was a 13-year-old. A news release said the abuse occurred between April and August at the woman’s home in Raeford.

Pitts is jailed on bail of $500,000. It couldn’t be determined Thursday if she has an attorney.

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