Authorities search for man accused of sexually assaulting a child

Rudy Prickler Jr.
Rudy Prickler Jr. Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a Mooresville-area man accused of sexually abusing a girl.

Rudolph “Rudy” Anthony Prickler Jr., 45, is charged with 12 counts each of first-degree sex offense with a child under 13 and indecent liberties with a child.

Prickler is accused of sexually abusing the girl from October to December in his home on Coddle Creek Highway, Sheriff Darren Campbell said.

Anyone with information on Prickler’s whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 704-878-3180.

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