Man charged with rape of minor was out on bond after previous sex crimes arrest in Manteo, authorities say

North Carolina

Chaunse Delong

TYRRELL COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A Tyrrell County man arrested this week is accused of multiple sex crimes involving minors.

The Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office says Chaunse Delong, of Gum Neck, was out on a $20,000 bond at the time of his arrest on Monday after previously being arrested on sex crime charges against another juvenile in Manteo.

Authorities say the most recent charges against Delong in Tyrrell County are related to sex crimes involving a minor under the age 13. Those charges include taking indecent liberties with a minor and statutory rape of a child less than 13.

He is now in jail under a $635,000 secured bond.

Anyone with information on Delong is asked to contact Tyrrell or Manteo authorities.

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