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Deputies: Hubert man arrested again on indecent liberties on a child

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A Hubert man has been arrested for exposing himself and having inappropriate contact with a child under the age of five, according to Onslow County deputies.

Edward J. Hornbeck Jr, 69, of Hubert, was charged with felony indecent exposure, misdemeanor indecent exposure and felony indecent liberties with a child

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit arrested Hornbeck on August 21 for exposing himself and having inappropriate interaction with a minor under the age of 12.

The Swansboro Police Department detectives contacted the Special Victims Unit stating that another incident involving Hornbeck was reported in Onslow County.

Detectives conducted an investigation and additional charges were obtained. 

The investigation showed that Hornbeck exposed himself and had inappropriate contact with a child under the age of five.

Hornbeck was arrested on Monday.

He was sent to the Onslow County Detention Center under a $50,000 bond.


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