PITT COUNTY, NC – A man is behind bars after an alleged sexual assault in Pitt County.
According to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, the information was passed along to the department from the Martin County Sheriff’s Department. After an investigation, deputies charged Simon Manuel Correa, 25, with three counts of statutory rape.
Correa is currently in the Bertie-Martin Regional jail under a $1,500,000 secured bond.
While police have not announced the exact age of the victim, the charges indicate that she is at least 6-years-old.