Iredell Co. man facing dozens of rape charges involving child

Published: Apr. 28, 2016 at 5:11 PM EDT
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IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - An Iredell County man is accused of raping a child on multiple occasions.

Samuel Tyron Young, 51 of Statesville, is charged with 13 counts of first-degree rape of a child and 25 counts of statutory rape.

The Iredell County Sheriff's Office received the sexual assault report in January. Deputies say the abuse happened between 2010 and 2013.

The child was brought to the Dove House Children's Advocacy to be interviewed. Deputies arrested Young after interviewing additional witnesses.

The child was known to Young, deputies say. The child's age was not released.

Young was sent to the Iredell County Detention Center and given a $750,000 bond.

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