The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office arrested 22-year-old Mark Wayne Flippin, on Wednesday, October 16 on sexual assault charges.
Cherokee County Sheriff's Office tells Channel 3 that Flippin unlawfully entered a dwelling at night while armed and committed a sex offense while in a residence in Cherokee County.
Flippin was taken before the North Carolina Magistrate where he was placed under a $50,000 secure bond.
Flippin is scheduled to appear in a Cherokee County District Court on Tuesday, October 22.
Cherokee County Sheriff's Office wants residents to know tips can be submitted at email@example.com or left on the confidential tip line at 828-837-1344 or visit their Facebook page by clicking here.