Green Hope coach indicted on child sex crime charges - WFLA News Channel 8

Green Hope coach indicted on child sex crime charges

Robert Peterson, 43, was indicted on six counts of third degree exploitation of a minor. Peterson was a soccer coach at Green Hope High before resigning from his position. Robert Peterson, 43, was indicted on six counts of third degree exploitation of a minor. Peterson was a soccer coach at Green Hope High before resigning from his position.
RALEIGH, N.C. -

A high school girls' soccer coach was in indicted Tuesday on charges involving sexual exploitation of a minor.

Robert Peterson, 43, was indicted on six counts of third degree exploitation of a minor. Peterson was a soccer coach at Green Hope High before resigning from his position.

Peterson will now face a judge in Superior Court on August 21.

Peterson could face a minimum of 39 months in prison for each count if convicted.

Warrants showed pages and pages of visits to a child porn website by Peterson. Police say he entered a chatroom to talk with another visitor, who was actually a detective.

The Green Hope girls' soccer team won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A state championship in May.

The Falcons finished the season undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation.

Peterson also taught social studies at Green Hope.

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