TARBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — An Edgecombe County man is expected in court Wednesday, charged with statutory rape of a child.
Jonathan Reese is charged with the statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl.
The incident happened on October 1, at the girl’s home.
Reese allegedly started a relationship with the girl after being employed by her parents a week prior.
Police say the victim and her mother reported the rape while at a local hospital.