Bailey man charged with child sexual abuse

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NASHVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A Bailey man is behind bars accused of child sex abuse.

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday that the agency, along with the Nash County Department of Social Services, received a complaint of child sexual abuse on November 29. It allegedly took place from May 2015 – November 2015.

An investigation into the report led to the arrest of John Milton Battle. He was charged with (6) six counts of sexual offenses with a child. Battle was arrested and placed in the Nash County Detention Facility under a $200,000 secured bond.

His first court appearance is December 1 in district court.

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