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Police: Man confessed to sex with underage teen girl

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HUNTERSVILLE, NC (WBTV) -

A Huntersville man has been arrested after a report suggested he had inappropriate contact with a 13-year-old girl, according to the Huntersville Police Department.

On Sunday, officers received the report, which named John Michael Turner, 43, as the offender. An investigation began, and it was determined that Turner had sexual intercourse with the teen, officials said.

While being questioned by detectives, Turner confessed to the crimes, police told WBTV.

He was then arrested and charged with statutory rape of a person who is 13, 14, or 15 years old, and statutory sexual offense against a person who is 13, 14, or 15 years old.

Turner was taken to the Mecklenburg County Jail and placed under a $200,000 bond.

Official said additional charges against Turner may be sought at a later date.

Anyone with information about this case should contact Sergeant Randy Gardner at (704)464-5400.

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