Crime & Courts

Albemarle man charged with indecent liberties with a child

A 36-year-old Albemarle man has been charged with two counts each of indecent liberties with a child and sexual battery, the Stanly County sheriff’s office said.

Benjamin Tyler Lennon was arrested Saturday, authorities said Tuesday. The alleged offense occurred Aug. 23 at a home in the Albemarle area.

Lennon is in the Stanly County Detention Center on a $10,000 secured bond.