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Murphy man accused of sexual assault against a child

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, NC. (WRCB) -- A Murphy man is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a child.

Mark Edwin Jones is charged with first degree sexual assault.

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says an investigation revealed 35-year-old Jones allegedly engaged in sexual activity with a child in his care.

Jones is being held at the Cherokee County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.

He's scheduled for court May 29.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this story as they become available.

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