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Two charged in child sexual assault incidents from 2005

Beverly Sherbert (Source: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office) Beverly Sherbert (Source: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A man and woman from Lincolnton have been charged in a child sexual assault case that dates back to 2005.

The alleged incidents happened between January 2005 and December 2009, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. A report was filed with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office on September 16 in reference to an indecent liberties that happened when the victim was a juvenile. The investigation into the allegations started on September 28.

Beverly Kistler Sherbert is accused of texting the victim and encouraging the victim to drop the charges. She was charged in the case Monday, October 17. She's facing a felony count of accessory after the fact of a felony and a misdemeanor charge of common law obstruction of justice. Deputies believe she knew about the alleged sexual assault and did not report them. 

Scott Allen Sherbert, 47, was previously charged with two felony counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor. His bond was set at $100,000 and was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond.

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